State commission developing a base roll of Native Hawaiians (12/08)
Editorial: Tough road ahead for new chairman of Lumbee Tribe (11/28)
New chairman of Lumbee Tribe stresses unity at inauguration (11/22)
Lumbee attorney says federal recognition effort is doomed (11/14)
Chippewa Nation of the Great Lakes submits recognition bid (11/09)
Counties want legal fees after losing Mishewal Wappo ruling (11/09)
Opinion: Racial politics behind recognition of Native Hawaiians (11/08)
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation racked $80M recognition debt (11/03)
Opinion: Media reports falsehoods on Native Hawaiians (10/31)
Opinion: Oppose Native Hawaiian 'backdoor' recognition (10/27)
Judge refuses to block Mishewal Wappo Tribe recognition (10/26)
Native Hawaiian provision added to Interior appropriations (10/25)
Duwamish Tribe still pushing for federal status after 156 years (10/05)
Bill in New York applies BIA standards for federal recognition (10/04)
J.D. Colbert: Tribal Nations should control federal recognition (10/03)
Pokagon Band heralds 17th anniversary of federal recognition (09/22)
Federal Circuit revives part of Samish Nation federal funds suit (09/21)
Montaukett Nation moving toward state recognition in New York (09/20)
Sen. Akaka touts self-determination at Native Hawaiian meet (08/26)
Klamath Tribes celebrate 25th birthday of federal restoration (08/26)
Winnemem Wintu Tribe refuses to go thru BIA recognition process (08/22)
HUD orders Lumbee Tribe to repay over $98K for misusing funds (08/18)
Editorial: Monacan Nation moves closer to federal recognition (08/03)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee backs Lumbee recognition bill (07/29)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee backs Virginia recognition bill (07/29)
former chairwoman of Kootenai Tribe (07/29)
Opinion: Bill creates 'ethnic' government for Native Hawaiians (07/13)
Editorial: Bill an important step in Native Hawaiian sovereignty (07/11)
Lumbee Tribe reopens rolls for the first time in nearly five years (06/30)
Column: Strong woman leads the Muscogee Nation of Florida (06/20)
Haskell University bars students from un-recognized tribes (06/15)
Paiute Tribe hosts 31st annual federal restoration powwow (06/10)
Ex-Shinnecock Nation leader on Long Island Press Power List (06/09)
Lawmakers oppose recognition for Mishewal Wappo Tribe (05/24)
Editorial: Lumbee Tribe works really hard to discredit itself (05/16)
'Idaho's Forgotten War' documents Kootenai Tribe's battle (05/05)
AP: Vermont governor didn't say he was Native American (04/26)
Obama administration won't fight a federal recognition bill (04/15)
Counties fight to remain in Mishewal Wappo Tribe's lawsuit (04/14)
Rival Little Shell Chippewa leaders want to testify at hearing (04/13)
Shinnecock Nation voters oust incumbent trustee in run-off (04/13)
DOJ wants two counties out of Mishewal Wappo Tribe's lawsuit (04/08)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves Native Hawaiian bill (04/08)
Shinnecock Nation holds first election after federal recognition (04/06)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to consider two bills at meeting (04/05)
Opinion: Lumbee Tribe does better without federal assistance (03/30)
Rep. DeFazio presses BIA about services for terminated tribes (03/28)
Shinnecock Nation looks to better relationship with local police (03/24)
Opinion: Recognition for Mishewal Wappo Tribe is devastating (03/18)
BIA rejects federal recognition for factions from Juaneno Band (03/17)
8th Circuit affirms conviction of self-proclaimed Pembina leader (03/11)
Mendota Mdewakanton Dakota Community faces loss of office (02/25)
Bills introduced to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (02/22)
County takes battle against Mishewal Wappo Tribe to Capitol Hill (02/10)
County settles federal recognition suit with Mishewal Wappo Tribe (02/02)
Abenaki tribes in Vermont seek recognition from state lawmakers (01/20)
Editorial: Time to group after Native Hawaiian recognition bill fails (01/17)
Amah Mutsun Tribe third in line on BIA federal recognition queue (01/11)
Lumbee chairman upset by introduction of federal recognition bill (01/07)
Editorial: Lumbee Tribe back to square one on federal recognition (01/06)
Editorial: Unity needed as Lumbee Tribe recovers from a tough year (01/03)

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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