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Alaska Republicans seek review of tribal status (May 4, 2007)

The top Republicans in the Alaska Legislature have asked Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne to review the legal status of the state's 200-plus tribes. A letter from House Speaker John Harris and Senate President Lyda Green cites "profound policy consequences" created...


Opinion: Virginia Indians advocate 'mythology' (May 4, 2007)

"Chief Ken Adams of the Upper Mattaponi Tribe was less charitable. He opined: "The word annihilation, the word holocaust, the word atrocity come to mind when I think of 1607." Chief Adams is not talking about the unprovoked mass murder...


House hearing on Lumbee, Virginia recognition (April 2, 2007)

The House Natural Resources Committee has scheduled an April 18 hearing on legislative recognition for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and six Virginia tribes. H.R.65 would repeal a termination-era law that identified the Lumbees as Indian but denied them...