Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe close to deal with town (12/20)
Wampanoag woman seeks to reopen land claim (12/17)
Bill creates Gabrielino-Tongva state reservation (12/13)
Mashpee Wampanoag princess not allowed to vote (12/11)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds council election (12/10)
Juaneno factions fail to unite for recognition (12/03)
Vermont commission wants to recognize tribes (11/30)
Opinion: Congress can't create Hawaiian 'tribe' (11/29)
BIA denies recognition to Juaneno Band (11/27)
Opinion: Virginia tribes deserve recognition (11/19)
Editorial: Virginia tribes still waiting on recognition (11/16)
Virginia tribes push for federal recognition bill (11/09)
Lawmakers to rally for Virginia tribal recognition (11/06)
Opinion: Reject Native Hawaiian recognition (11/01)
Shinnecock Nation loses sovereignty bid (10/31)
Mike Graham: Recognize Native Hawaiians now (10/31)
Editorial: Native Hawaiians are not an Indian tribe (10/30)
Senate pushed to act on Lumbee recognition (10/26)
House passes Native Hawaiian recognition bill (10/25)
Opinion: Republicans divided on Native Hawaiians (10/25)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe receives HUD grant (10/24)
City won't give land to Nansemond Tribe (10/18)
Editorial: Little Shell recognition overdue (10/18)
Virginia tribes gain new backing on recognition bill (10/17)
Blog: Abramoff comes back to haunt Mashpee tribe (10/11)
Snohomish Tribe prepares recognition lawsuit (10/08)
House committee takes up federal recognition bill (10/04)
BIA delays decision on Juaneno Band recognition (10/03)
House Resources hearing on federal recognition (10/03)
Blog: Mashpee dissidents refile decades-old land claim (10/02)
House Resources hearing on federal recognition (10/01)
Opinion: Shunning not traditional at Mashpee (09/27)
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe eligible for Toys for Tots (09/27)
House hearing on federal recognition next week (09/27)
Column: Backroom politics derail Schaghticokes (09/25)
Editorial: Recognize the Lumbee Tribe (09/25)
Mashpee Wampanoag leaders face challenge (09/21)
Senate panel takes a look at federal recognition process (09/20)
Little Shell Tribe waits on recognition (09/20)
Lumbee Tribe presses for federal recognition (09/20)
Mashpee Wampanoag finances under scrutiny (09/19)
Lobbyists spar over unrecognized tribe (09/19)
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on federal recognition (09/19)
Mashpee chairman downplays federal investigation (09/18)
Little Shell Chippewa to testify at Senate hearing (09/18)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sets media conference (09/17)
Blog: FBI seeks Mashpee Wampanoag documents (09/14)
Editorial: Nipmuc recognition seems a long shot (09/14)
DOI won't release Cason's performance evaluations (09/14)
Interior board rejects Nipmuc recognition appeals (09/13)
Senate Indian Affairs sets hearing on recognition (09/13)
Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe still in talks with town (09/12)
Blog: Mashpee Wampanoag land claim revival (09/11)
Blog: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wants new treaty (09/06)
Blog: State knew about troubled Mashpee chair (09/05)
Resolution backs Winnemem Wintu Tribe recognition (08/29)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to introduce new chair (08/29)
Newly recognized tribe hit by chairman's scandal (08/27)
Mashpee Wamapanoag chair relinquishes duties (08/24)
Trespass charges dismissed in Mashpee case (08/23)
Delaware elders oppose Cherokee deal (08/23)
Appeals court revives Native Hawaiian trust lawsuit (08/22)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe eyes new future (08/16)
Spin Zone: Debate Native Hawaiian recognition (08/16)
Editorial: No to legislative recognition of tribes (08/08)
Maryland tribes tired of waiting for recognition (08/06)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can thank ex-Rep. Pombo (08/03)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe lobbies Washington (08/02)
State seeks dismissal of Schaghticoke lawsuit (07/31)
Column: Virginia recognition bill stalled in Senate (07/30)
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation elects new vice chair (07/30)
Opinion: White man ripping off the Red man again (07/30)
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation heads to polls (07/27)
Editorial: Return land to Nansemond Tribe (07/26)
Choctaws of Alabama renew hopes for recognition (07/02)
Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag lawsuit (06/29)
'Money talks' when it comes to federal recognition (06/26)
Abenaki Nation loses federal recogniton bid (06/25)
Burt Lake Band lobbies for legislative recognition (06/19)
Siletz Tribe to raise awareness through baseball (06/19)
House panel takes up land-into-trust, recognition bills (06/14)
Lawmakers urge no vote on Lumbee recognition bill (06/07)
Opinion: Native Hawaiian entity ripe for corruption (06/07)
House vote expected on Lumbee recognition bill (06/06)
DOI solicitor can't recall Schaghticoke details (06/04)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrates recognition (05/25)
Opinion: Who controls Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe? (05/24)
Glenn Marshall: A True Day of Thanksgiving (05/23)
Fort Belknap Tribes seek water rights settlement (05/22)
Voice of America: Virginia tribes wait on status (05/18)
Lumbee Tribe seeks to limit re-enrollments (05/18)
Gabrielino-Tongva dispute continues in California (05/17)
Native Hawaiian school settles admission lawsuit (05/15)
Bush cites 'terrible cost' of Jamestown on Virginia tribes (05/14)
No rush for Virginia recognition bill in Senate (05/10)
Editorial: Take up Virginia recognition in Senate (05/10)
Virginia tribes clear major hurdle in recognition fight (05/09)
House passes Virginia tribes recognition bill (05/09)
Tribes accept gaming ban in hopes of recognition (05/08)
Vote expected on Virginia recognition bill (05/08)
Editorial: A step forward for Virginia's tribes (05/07)
Virginia tribes hope 2007 is year for recognition (05/07)
Shinnecock Nation seeks healing after drug raid (05/07)
Bush administration opposes Native Hawaiian bill (05/04)
Editorial: Lumbee Tribe takes step to recognition (05/03)
Rep. Moran expects vote on Virginia recognition (05/03)
Senate hearing on Native Hawaiian recognition (05/03)
Lumbee Tribe accused of stealing heritage (05/01)
Editorial: Virginia tribes deserve recognition (05/01)
Editorial: Lumbee recognition long overdue (04/27)
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe to receive state site (04/26)
Virginia recognition bill clears House committee (04/26)
House committee approves Lumbee recognition (04/26)
Editorial: Lumbees erect barriers to recognition (04/24)
Virginia tribes make case for recognition bill (04/19)
Lumbee Tribe presses for federal recognition (04/19)
House hearing on Lumbee, Virginia recognition (04/18)
Adkins: Virginia tribes deserve federal recognition (04/18)
Shinnecock Nation holds historic election (04/16)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe marks recognition (04/13)
Groups claim to represent Cherokees in Georgia (04/09)
Montana governor signs Little Shell Chippewa land bill (04/06)
House hearing on Lumbee, Virginia recognition (04/02)
State urges fight on Eastern Pequot land claim (03/30)
Norton was asked to stop recognition process (03/28)
Muwekma Ohlone Tribe fights for recognition (03/28)
Column: Schaghticokes revive recognition case (03/27)
Judge allows testimony over Schaghticoke recognition (03/23)
Mashpee woman presses tribe to open books (03/21)
White House OMB starts earmark database (03/13)
Little Shell Chippewa land bill advances in Montana (03/08)
House Resources Committee markup session (03/07)
Editorial: Little Shell Chippewa deserve recognition (03/05)
House committee to take up Native Hawaiian bill (03/05)
Opinion: Mashpee Wampanoag fought for recognition (03/05)
Virginia tribes want to share Pocahontas story (03/01)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gets say on wind farm (03/01)
Opinion: The misrecognition of 'Native' Hawaiians (02/28)
Commentary: Wampanoags helped Pilgrims survive (02/23)
Rhode Island tribe to press for recognition (02/20)
Vermont Indian commission clashes with state (02/20)
Mashpee Wampanoag recognition cost $8M (02/19)
Lumbee Tribe questions proposal to tax land (02/19)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe finally wins recognition (02/16)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe wins federal recognition (02/15)
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe could get state land (02/14)
NewStandard: Virginia tribes fight for recognition (02/14)
Wampanoag recognition decision comes early (02/14)
Opinion: Native Hawaiian a quirk in federal law? (02/14)
9th Circuit rejects Native Hawaiian funding challenge (02/12)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe shuns critics for seven years (02/08)
Cason's authority over Indian affairs questioned (02/02)
Editorial: Mashpee Tribe neglects treasures (01/31)
Delaware Tribe partners with city on development (01/31)
Norton threatened with firing over recognition (01/26)
Longtime Brothertown chairwoman dies at 84 (01/23)
BIA grants Abenaki Nation delay on recognition (01/22)
Lumbee recognition bill introduced in Senate (01/19)
Native Hawaiian recognition bill introduced again (01/18)
Shinnecock Nation waits for answer on recognition (01/16)
Maidu tribe in California seeks federal recognition (01/12)
'Pembina' man refuses to enter plea in Texas court (01/08)
Bill to recognize Lumbee Tribe introduced again (01/08)
Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe appeals land claim (01/05)
Delaware Tribe eyes commercial development (01/04)

Legislative Recognition

  • H.R.984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act
  • H.R.3744, the Tribal Recognition Act
  • H.R.3650, the Lumbee Recognition Act
  • H.R.3535, the Ruffey Rancheria Restoration Act
  • S.39, the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act

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