The Lumbee Tribe and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will air out their federal recognition differences at a hearing on Capitol Hill.
The Lumbee Tribe, the largest Indian nation in the eastern United States, lacks full federal recognition due to a law passed during the disastrous termination era.
The Tuscarora Nation is continuing efforts to gain recognition in North Carolina following a setback at the state level.
Lumbee are indigenous to North Carolina but have been present in Baltimore, Maryland, since at least as early as the 1930s.
Are citizens of the Lumbee Tribe considered 'Indians' under federal law?
With little fanfare, another tribal recognition bill is advancing as a top Republican asserts authority over the politically-complex process.
When people see Southern history in black and white, where are American Indians? A Lumbee citizen asks a key question.
Change is in the air as the Trump administration opens the door to a controversial bill that would strip the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its federal recognition powers.
The Trump administration's new hire at the Bureau of Indian Affairs is making his first appearance on Capitol Hill and it's on a touchy subject.
A key Republican lawmaker is once again pushing a bill that requires all tribes seeking federal recognition to go through Congress.
The leader of the Lumbee Tribe is meeting with the White House to make the case for federal recognition.
A recall effort against Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. of the Lumbee Tribe is moving forward with the help of a court decision.
The Obama administration has opened the door for the North Carolina tribe to seek federal recognition through the Bureau of Indian Affairs
This is an old story. Too old. It's about the Lumbee Tribe.
A termination-era law prevents the Lumbees of North Carolina from being treated as a fully recognized tribe.
Bills to recognize the Lumbee Tribe, promote economic development and place land in trust for the Tule River Tribe are on the agenda.
Ashton Locklear is hoping to make history as the first Lumbee gymnast to compete in the elite event.
A beer distributor has agreed to contribute to education and youth programs after using the tribe's name, logo and slogan without consent.
Even the tribe's slogan appeared on ads that were displayed at convenience stores in Lumbee territory.
The Access to Affordable Higher Education Act lowers tuition to just $500 a semester but it has been controversial.
The 11th annual Dance of the Spring Moon is getting some major exposure at the Walmart in Pembroke, North Carolina.
A trip to an Indian housing convention in Hawaii is stirring controversy among leaders of the North Carolina tribe.
Miss Lumbee Alexis Raeana Jones remains on suspension until February 5 after acknowledging it was 'inappropriate' to participate in the video.
In what became known as the Victory at Hayes Pond, tribal members drove out the supremacist group from Robeson County, North Carolina, on January 18, 1958.
The vote came as a bill to extend federal recognition to the North Carolina tribe was introduced in the Senate.
The tribe has been seeking recognition for more than a century and a termination-era law poses a major hurdle.
Jimmy Goins led the tribe from 2004 to 2010 and was a strong advocate for federal recognition.
Council members who profited from the illegal stipend kept the money and some poor Lumbee Indians in need of housing help have been denied it.
An audit concluded that the tribe misspent about $225,000 in Indian Housing Block Grant funds.
Another year, another effort by the tribe go gain federal status through an act of Congress.
Chief Michell Hicks said the Lumbees are not legitimate.
Rep. Richard Hudson (R-North Carolina) is the lead sponsor of the measure.
Kelvin Oxendine and Charles Jacobs are among the 28,000 Native Americans currently serving in the U.S. military.
Newspaper doesn't think the tribe will have much of a shot at federal recognition with Republicans in power.
Republican Thom Tillis said he supports federal recognition but some tribal members don't believe he will be as strong of an advocate as defeated Sen. Kay Hagan (D).
Native Americans make up just 1.6 percent of the state population but their votes could prove crucial at the polls.
The Obama administration supports the tribe but the bill has been in limbo for more than a year.
Blaine Thomas carries the Lumbee tribal flag into the cage for every fight.
Audit showed that council members received illegal stipends.
Republicans and Democrats alike have long supported the tribe.
Most of the money was spent on stipends for council members.
Letter-writer isn't happy with the leadership of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
Newspaper comments on the latest wackiness involving the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
An assault charge has been dropped against Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina who is trying to recall Chairman Paul Brooks lost his home to a fire on Sunday night.
Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are seeking to recall Chairman Paul Brooks.
Paul Brooks, the chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, is facing an assault charge.
The Obama administration supports federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and won't oppose a recognition bill for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Montana, Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said on Wednesday.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on three federal recognition bills.
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will take testimony on three federal recognition bills at a hearing next week.
Newspaper says Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina can turn latest controversy into a positive situation.
Newspaper says leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are hurting their cause for federal recognition.
Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina addresses criticism of his actions on housing:
Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina explained why he purchased a housing lot, an acquisition that that has generated controversy.
Leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are threatening to shut down government operations in a dispute with Chairman Paul Brooks.
Leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are questioning the use of housing funds by Chairman Paul Brooks.
Newspaper praises new law to sell an old Indian cultural center property to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina:
Sen. Kay Hagan (D) and Sen. Richard Burr (R) introduced a bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina finally fills administrator post after two years: It took almost two years to the day, but the Lumbee Tribal Government finally has a tribal...