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Filed Under: Recognition
Republican blames Sen. Reid for holding Lumbee recognition bill (08/15)
The Obama administration supports the tribe but the bill has been in limbo for more than a year.

Filed Under: Sports
Mixed martial arts fighter from Lumbee Tribe proud of heritage (07/24)
Blaine Thomas carries the Lumbee tribal flag into the cage for every fight.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against bear zoo on reservation (07/03)
Two Eastern Cherokee elders want the zoo closed and the animals moved to a sanctuary.

Filed Under: National
Lumbee Tribe accepts cut in HUD funds to repay misspent funds (06/26)
Audit showed that council members received illegal stipends.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate candidates support federal recognition for Lumbee Tribe (06/25)
Republicans and Democrats alike have long supported the tribe.

Filed Under: National
Lumbee Tribe must repay nearly $445K in Indian housing funds (06/18)
Most of the money was spent on stipends for council members.

Filed Under: Opinion
Michell Hicks: Remember the Removal Ride helps us look ahead (06/09)
Chief Michell Hicks of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians explains why the Remember the Removal Ride is important.

Filed Under: Opinion
Michell Hicks: Eastern Cherokees return to gardening roots (04/21)
Michell Hicks, the principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, shares how tribal families are returning to agriculture.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Chairman of Lumbee Tribe abuses $13M in federal funds (03/26)
Letter-writer isn't happy with the leadership of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Filed Under: Law
Documents remain sealed in murder of Haliwa-Saponi woman (03/20)
The murder of Faith Hedgepeth, a member of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe of North Carolina, remains unsolved and the media wants to know why police records remain under seal.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Government of Lumbee Tribe an embarrassment (01/24)
Newspaper comments on the latest wackiness involving the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Assault charge dropped against chairman of Lumbee Tribe (01/23)
An assault charge has been dropped against Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Organizer of Lumbee Tribe recall effort loses home to arson (01/21)
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.

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Group seeks recall of troubled chairman of Lumbee Tribe (01/17)
Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are seeking to recall Chairman Paul Brooks.

Filed Under: Environment
Eastern Cherokees working to revive deer on reservation (01/13)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is working with the state of North Carolina to restore the white-tailed deer to the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Haliwa-Saponi Tribe told to pay $527 property tax bill to county (12/04)
The Haliwa-Saponi Tribe of North Carolina plans to appeal a $527 property tax bill.

Filed Under: Business | Environment | Law
Eastern Cherokee elders file lawsuit against reservation bear zoo (12/03)
Two elders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are moving forward with a lawsuit against a bear zoo on the tribe's reservation in North Carolina.

Filed Under: Law
Chairman of Lumbee Tribe accused of assault by council official (11/21)
Paul Brooks, the chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, is facing an assault charge.

Filed Under: Politics
Terri Henry is first woman to chair Eastern Cherokee council (11/14)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina has elected the first woman to lead the tribal council.

Filed Under: Recognition
Obama administration favors Lumbee, Little Shell recognition (10/31)
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.

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