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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.
An innovative hospital run by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians showcases an alternative model of health care that could have lessons for other tribal communities and beyond.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will take testimony on bills affecting Indian education, treaty rights and tribal homelands.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians recently returned ancestral remains and burial objects to their resting place.
Hurricane Florence is going to hit the Southeast and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians wants to be ready.
Are citizens of the Lumbee Tribe considered 'Indians' under federal law?
Each summer, a group of young Cherokees team up and retrace on bicycle the Trail of Tears, our ancestors' removal route from our homelands in the east.
Many of us have heard that question -- What are you? Dana Hedgpeth, a Washington Post reporter, shares her experience as a citizen of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe.
A well-known tribal lobbyist is seeking the Republican nomination for a U.S. Congressional seat in North Carolina.
With land-into-trust in limbo under the Trump administration, tribes continue to turn to allies on Capitol Hill for assistance.
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have had particularly interesting experiences as they hold non-Indians accountable for domestic violence.
An Eastern Cherokee bail bondsman who victimized women on the reservation is facing prison time.
The Chickasaw Nation is investing $28.9 million to expand one of its businesses in North Carolina.
Leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are still looking into spending of a chief who was impeached.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is seeing strong support for a bill to restore some of its ancestral lands in Tennessee.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is turning out in force to support the Cherokee Braves at North Carolina's state football tournament.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has a complete council after a second round of voting took place for one disputed seat.
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.
Our tribal leadership must find the balance between marketing, product development and governmental community services or the Cherokee community will suffer the loss, editor Robert Jumper writes in The Cherokee One Feather.
The leader of the Lumbee Tribe is meeting with the White House to make the case for federal recognition.
A natural gas pipeline that would run through North Carolina and Virginia has an unusually disproportionate impact on tribal communities.
A recall effort against Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. of the Lumbee Tribe is moving forward with the help of a court decision.
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is offering a new recreational attraction on its reservation in North Carolina.
Richard Sneed, the new leader of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, is quickly settling into his new job on the reservation in North Carolina.
The Eastern Cherokee council voted 9 to 3 in favor of ousting Patrick Lambert as principal chief of the North Carolina-based tribe.
Chief Patrick Lambert accused critics of going after him for purely political reasons.
Chief Patrick Lambert was unable to stop the proceedings and insists he cannot get a fair trial before the tribal council.
The three children were found safe in Mexico in June 2016 after being kidnapped in November 2014.
The North Carolina tribe's legislative body is moving ahead with impeachment proceedings
Native American voters can make the difference in key states from the presidential race to county commissions.
Native voters could actually help deliver as many as 50 electoral votes out of the 538 total in the 2016 presidential race.
Leaders of 26 tribes, from Maine to Florida to Texas, are hearing updates on key issues.
The North Carolina tribe plans to secure $100 million in financing for the project.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice are looking into the North Carolina tribe.
Members of the North Carolina tribe's council gave themselves $10,600 raises and made them retroactive.
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.
Tribal police helped investigate a crime that led to the 16-year sentence for the death of Tyler Britton Gaddis in March 2015.
If you look at the overall levels of representation, then state legislatures are where Native American candidates have been the most successful.
The North Carolina tribe is imposing fines on Indians and non-Indians who bring drugs into the community and is building a new treatment center.
The tribe will not use the 'Eastern Band of Cherokee Nation' name that has appeared on some documents and some versions of the seal.
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.
Myrtle Driver Johnson, a Beloved Woman of the tribe, spent three years working on the children's classic.
The payment covers the costs associated with a new hospital and a new waste water treatment plant on the North Carolina reservation.
The 11th annual Dance of the Spring Moon is getting some major exposure at the Walmart in Pembroke, North Carolina.
The North Carolina tribe will be completely debt free after paying off loans associated with two big projects on the reservation.
A grassroots group called Common Sense Cannabis has been advocating for marijuana as a health aide on the reservation.
Reuben DeHaan claims to be the minister of the 'Native American Church of Nemenha' and has raked in more than $2.7 million from his businesses.
A trip to an Indian housing convention in Hawaii is stirring controversy among leaders of the North Carolina tribe.
The proposal dates back several years but it hasn't advanced to construction because the tribe has been focusing on other big-ticket items on the North Carolina reservation.
The tribe has allocated $16 million for prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and other facilities on the North Carolina reservation.
Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump won three more states as a rival dropped out. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least four of five states.
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