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Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny federal status to Cherokee group
Federal Recognition
Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny federal status to Cherokee group (May 13, 2016)
The Georgia Tribe of Eastern Cherokee did not meet all seven mandatory criteria, acting assistant secretary Larry Roberts said.

Georgia man defends Confederate flag as he claims Indian ancestry
National | Politics
Georgia man defends Confederate flag as he claims Indian ancestry (July 7, 2015)
The Confederate battle flag remained on Georgia's flag for nearly 50 years and residents proudly fly it today.

Richard Thornton: People of One Fire expose the forgotten history
Opinion
Richard Thornton: People of One Fire expose the forgotten history (January 23, 2015)
Explaining the origins of a research group dedicated to Southeast Native history and culture.

National Congress of American Indians set to open convention
National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (October 27, 2014)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Umatilla player Shoni Schimmel drafted by Atlanta WNBA team
National | Sports
Umatilla player Shoni Schimmel drafted by Atlanta WNBA team (April 15, 2014)
Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, has been drafted by the Atlanta Dream.

Muscogee Nation men retracing Trail of Tears journey by bicycle
National
Muscogee Nation men retracing Trail of Tears journey by bicycle (June 1, 2012)
Two members of the Muscogee Nation are retracing the route their ancestors were forced to make during the removal period. John Beaver is biking 1,080 miles from Georgia, part of...

Opinion: David Petite, Ojibwe innovator, is a true inspiration
Opinion
Opinion: David Petite, Ojibwe innovator, is a true inspiration (October 11, 2011)
"David Petite has a very simple view on the immigration issue raging in the United States. “You are all immigrants,” he says with a smile. “We didn’t invite any of...

Body  discovered in 1980 identified as Oglala Sioux woman
National
Body discovered in 1980 identified as Oglala Sioux woman (April 28, 2011)
The remains of a body that was discovered in Georgia in May 1980 have been identified. Juanita Adams was a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. She...

Kialegee Tribal Town files land-into-trust application in Georgia
National | Trust
Kialegee Tribal Town files land-into-trust application in Georgia (April 8, 2011)
The Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma has filed a land-into-trust application for 300 acres in Georgia. The tribe wants to build a Creek village on the coast of Georgia. Plans...

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