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House passes bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribesFiled Under: National | Federal Recognition
House passes bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (May 18, 2017)
The tribes enjoy a long relationship with foreign nations but have yet to be acknowledged by the United States.
Editorial: Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia is long overdueFiled Under: Opinion | Federal Recognition
Editorial: Federal recognition for tribes in Virginia is long overdue (March 24, 2017)
The recognition is overdue — in the extreme.
Lawmakers pushing for federal recognition of six tribes in VirginiaFiled Under: Federal Recognition
Lawmakers pushing for federal recognition of six tribes in Virginia (March 21, 2017)
The tribes were among the first to sign treaties with European nations and they helped the first European settlers survive at Jamestown.
Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in NebraskaFiled Under: Environment | National | Politics
Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in Nebraska (July 28, 2015)
The 230-acre property will be used for the proposed Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, the route that traces the forced removal of the tribe.

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