Lumbee Tribe recognition bill introduced again
A bill to recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina has been introduced in the 111th Congress.

Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-North Carolina) introduced H.R.31 on January 6. The bill has 63 co-sponsors.

The tribe came close to recognition in the 110th Congress. The House passed a recognition bill but the Senate never took action.

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McIntyre resubmits Lumbee bill (The Fayetteville Observer 1/15)