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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs gets back to work with hearing
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs gets back to work with hearing (April 29, 2019)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.


Young citizen from Catawba Nation wins grant to revitalize language
Young citizen from Catawba Nation wins grant to revitalize language (May 9, 2017)

DeLesslin 'Roo' George-Warren is part of the 2017 class of Dreamstarters, an initiative of Running Strong for American Indian Youth.


Former Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue passes away at age 82
Former Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue passes away at age 82 (June 14, 2016)

The late leader's biggest achievement was securing a land claim settlement and federal recognition for his people in 1993.


Disaster declaration covers Catawba Nation in South Carolina
Disaster declaration covers Catawba Nation in South Carolina (October 6, 2015)

President Barack Obama issued two declarations for the state, including one that covers the reservation.


Catawba Nation seeks funds to start work on $350M film studio
Catawba Nation seeks funds to start work on $350M film studio (September 23, 2015)

Plans for the Catawba Studios include sound stages, a hotel, a cultural center, a school for film and music and retail and office space on 124 acres on the reservation.


Catawba Nation envisions $350M film studio on reservation
Catawba Nation envisions $350M film studio on reservation (July 22, 2015)

The Catawba Studios could include sound stages, a hotel, a cultural center and a school for film and music.


Catawba Nation fought against British during Revolutionary War
Catawba Nation fought against British during Revolutionary War (July 3, 2015)

The tribe joined the new American colonists after the British failed to enforce a 1763 treaty.


Catawba Nation in discussions for $125M movie studio project
Catawba Nation in discussions for $125M movie studio project (June 25, 2015)

Chief Bill Harris can't share details due to a non-disclosure agreement but the project could bring a significant economic development boost to the reservation.


Tribes making  preparations as  Hurricane Sandy hits East Coast
Tribes making preparations as Hurricane Sandy hits East Coast (October 29, 2012)

Tribes from Maine to South Carolina are making preparations as Hurricane Sandy threatens the East Coast. At least six tribes in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York are in...


Column: Potters from Catawba  Nation  keep their traditions alive
Column: Potters from Catawba Nation keep their traditions alive (July 8, 2011)

"After the successful resolution of a 20-year lawsuit first filed in 1973, the Catawba Nation has received settlements in both land, cash and, what is more important, gained federal recognition...


Chief of Catawba Nation drops re-election bid and endorses rival
Chief of Catawba Nation drops re-election bid and endorses rival (July 1, 2011)

Donald Rodgers, the chief of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina, has dropped his bid for re-election. Rodgers has served one four-year term. He filed for re-election but withdrew after...


Column: Documentary features Catawba   potter Margaret Robbins
Column: Documentary features Catawba potter Margaret Robbins (March 9, 2011)

"There are billions of people in the world. Only a few thousand of those people are members of the Catawba Indian tribe. Of those, just a couple of handfuls...