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Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Federal recognition for Virginia tribes long overdue (04/17)
Writer welcomes federal recognition for the Virginia tribes that welcomed the first European settlers at Jamestown.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Recognition
Virginia tribes question interpretation of treaty fishing rights (04/16)
The Pamunkey Tribe and the Mattaponi Tribe are questioning a new interpretation of their treaty fishing and hunting rights in Virginia.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe observes anniversary of Pocahontas wedding (04/08)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia participated in a re-enactment of the 1614 wedding between Pocahontas and English settler John Rolfe.

Filed Under: Recognition
Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves tribal recognition bills (04/03)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved two federal recognition bills at a business meeting on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Politics
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (04/01)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing tomorrow.

Filed Under: Politics | Recognition
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting & hearing (03/31)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and a hearing on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Recognition | World
Pamunkey Tribe went to England to document recognition bid (02/04)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia made four trips to England to bolster its federal recognition petition.

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Pamunkey Tribe awaits final answer on federal recognition (01/27)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia is urging supporters not to send comments to the Bureau of Indian Affairs on its federal recognition petition.

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BIA issues preliminary decision in favor of Pamunkey Tribe (01/20)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia has won preliminary approval of its federal recognition petition, a first in a state where officials tried to eradicate all traces of non-Indian identity.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
First female leader of Pamunkey Tribe selected for memorial (12/10)
Cockacoeske, a 17th century leader of the Pamunkey Tribe, has been selected for the Women of Virginia memorial.

Filed Under: Recognition
WVTF: Educational video provides insights into Virginia's tribes (12/02)
A new video from the Virginia Department of Education offers a look into the 11 tribes in the state

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Pamunkey Tribe told to wait longer for decision on recognition (11/20)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has again delayed a decision on federal recognition for the Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia.

Filed Under: Education | Recognition
Chickahominy student featured in video about Virginia tribes (11/19)
Keenan Stewart, a young member of the Chickahominy Tribe, is featured in an educational video about the 11 tribes in Virginia.

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.

Filed Under: Politics
Witness list for SCIA hearing on three federal recognition bills (10/29)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on three federal recognition bills.

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