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A historic moment as Congress approves first tribal recognition bill in decades
National | Politics | Federal Recognition
A historic moment as Congress approves first tribal recognition bill in decades (January 12, 2018)
A landmark bill to recognize six tribes in Virginia is headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.

House subcommittee embraces two tribal federal recognition bills
National | Politics | Federal Recognition
House subcommittee embraces two tribal federal recognition bills (September 30, 2015)
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.

Virginia tribes hindered by racist policies created by one man
Law | National | Federal Recognition
Virginia tribes hindered by racist policies created by one man (July 1, 2015)
Walter Ashby Plecker spent 34 years systematically erasing the Indian identity of thousands of tribal members as head of the Bureau of Vital Statistics.

Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature
Politics | Federal Recognition
Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature (May 19, 2015)
Stephen Adkins is seeking the Democratic nomination for the 74th district in the Virginia House of Delegates.

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