House hearing on federal recognition next week
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing next Wednesday, October 3, on a federal recognition bill.

H.R. 2837 was introduced by Rep. Eni Faleomavaega (D-American Samoa). It would strip federal recognition from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and create the independent Commission on Indian Recognition to review pending petitions.

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held its own hearing on federal recognition on September 19.

Committee Notice:
Full Committee Legislative Hearing: H.R. 2837 (October 3, 2007)

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Federal Recognition Database V2.0 (May 2005)

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