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Editorial: Tread carefully on    Indian Arts and Crafts Act changes
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion

Editorial: Tread carefully on Indian Arts and Crafts Act changes (April 18, 2013)

Newspaper urges caution on H.R.1066, a bill to amend the Indian Arts and Crafts Act: Congress should think twice before amending the Indian Arts and Crafts Act to water down...

Native Sun News: New  bill opens up   Indian Arts  and Crafts Act
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Native Sun News: New bill opens up Indian Arts and Crafts Act (April 1, 2013)

An amendment proposed to the Native American Arts and Craft act by Rep Nick Rahall (D-WV) if passed would potentially remove protections from Native American artisans across the country and allow for non-Tribal members to label work they create as “Native American produced."

Congress passes bill with tribal disaster declaration  section
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Congress passes bill with tribal disaster declaration section (January 29, 2013)

A bill that will allow tribes to request disaster declarations directly from the federal government is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature. Under the Stafford Act, only states...

FEMA supports bill for tribes to request disaster declarations
Law | National

FEMA supports bill for tribes to request disaster declarations (December 7, 2011)

The Obama administration is supporting legislation that allows tribes to request disaster declarations from the federal government. Under the the Stafford Act, only states can request declarations. So the Federal...

Rep. Rahall statement on Elouise Cobell in Congressional Record
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Rep. Rahall statement on Elouise Cobell in Congressional Record (October 25, 2011)

Rep. Nick Rahall (D-West Virginia) is submitting the following remarks to the Congressional Record today. EXTENSION OF REMARKS OF THE HONORABLE NICK J. RAHALL, III OF WEST VIRGINIA IN THE...

Rep. Rahall to host tribal leaders roundtable in DC on March 2
Politics

Rep. Rahall to host tribal leaders roundtable in DC on March 2 (February 18, 2011)

Rep. Nick Rahall (D-West Virginia) is hosting a Native American Transportation, Infrastructure and Economic Development Roundtable in Washington, D.C., on March 2. Rahall is the top Democrat on the House...

Rep. Nick Rahall: Helping tribes with economic recovery and growth
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Rep. Nick Rahall: Helping tribes with economic recovery and growth (February 7, 2011)

"With the convening of the 112th Congress, I became the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. Although I have left the Natural Resources Committee after having...