It's official -- there are now 573 federally recognized tribes in the United States.
Congress hasn't extended federal recognition to a tribe in more than a decade but that could be changing as two bills saw widespread support at a hearing.
Walter Ashby Plecker spent 34 years systematically erasing the Indian identity of thousands of tribal members as head of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Werowocomoco was the historic home of Chief Powhatan.
Writer welcomes federal recognition for the Virginia tribes that welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown.
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia participated in a re-enactment of the 1614 wedding between Pocahontas and English settler John Rolfe.
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia made four trips to England to bolster its federal recognition petition.
Keenan Stewart, a young member of the Chickahominy Tribe, is featured in an educational video about the 11 tribes in Virginia.
The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington isn't letting the shutdown of the federal government slow down business.
An agreement will be announced on Friday that will protect Werowocomoco, the historic home of Chief Powhatan.
Researcher James Horn on the discovery of cannibalism at Jamestown, the European settlement in Virginia: In the bitterly cold winter of 1607, Capt. John Smith was captured by a large...
An anthropologist who told tribal leaders that Kennewick Man was not a Native person has found a new cause -- cannibalism at Jamestown, the first European settlement in Virginia. Doug...
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources approved a marker at a town where tribes provided shelter and food to the Jamestown settlers. The tribes first welcomed the European settlers at...