Native America Calling: Lumbee Tribe vs. the KKK (January 18, 2023)In 1958, members of the Lumbee Tribe showed up in force to stop a KKK rally in North Carolina.
Defense spending bill again a topic of hot interest in Indian Country (December 6, 2022)All eyes are on Capitol Hill as tribal leaders — and the rest of the nation — await the arrival of a highly-anticipated defense spending bill.
Native Sun News Today: Memorial ride honors lives lost at Wounded Knee (August 24, 2022)On a Saturday evening, one could hear the low throaty growl of motorcycle engines coming from a distance, in honor of the ancestors killed at Wounded Knee.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (August 15, 2022)NAFOA stays on top of the news so you always start your week informed and ready.
Blanket from Lumbee Tribe gifted during Capitol Hill hearing (January 13, 2022)A supporter of federal recognition for the Lumbee Tribe made a special presentation during a hearing on Capitol Hill.
Ben Barnes: Shawnee Tribe stands up for its sovereignty (January 11, 2022)Groups claiming to be tribal sovereigns has reached a new level of concern for the Shawnee Tribe.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Business Meeting and Legislative Hearing (November 17, 2021)The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets to consider pending legislation and receive testimony on four bills.
H.R.2758 – Lumbee Recognition Act (November 2, 2021)The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.2758, the Lumbee Recognition Act, on November 1, 2021.
Indian Country bills set for passage in U.S. House of Representatives (November 1, 2021)Seven Indian Country bills, affecting tribal homelands, federal recognition and urban Indians, are slated for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives
Tribes await action on priorities as Congress returns to work (November 18, 2020)Lawmakers are getting back to work after a long recess and a divisive election as time runs out to advance Indian Country’s legislative agenda.
H.R.1964, Lumbee Recognition Act (November 17, 2020)A bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe is making progress on Capitol Hill.
Lumbee Tribe sees progress on federal recognition bill (November 16, 2020)The U.S. House of Representatives is slated to approve a bipartisan bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe.
Indian Country Today: Native voters play role in key Senate races (November 3, 2020)With the control of the U.S. Senate at stake, Native voters are playing a pivotal role in important races in North Carolina, Arizona, Montana and Alaska.
Native America Calling: October in the news (October 30, 2020)After largely ignoring important Native issues during most of the campaign, President Donald Trump recently has highlighted what he says are accomplishments for Native people in key states.
Citizens of Lumbee Tribe endorse Joe Biden for president (October 26, 2020)Unlike Donald Trump, Joe Biden is a man of his word, a letter to fellow Lumbees reads.
‘Incredible Lumbee, Catawba tribes’ #NativeVote20 (October 22, 2020)President Donald Trump gave a shout out to the Lumbee Tribe and the Catawba Nation during a campaign rally in North Carolina.
House Committee on Natural Resources schedules markup on Indian Country bills (September 28, 2020)Bills to return land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe, address bison management and improve tribal economic development programs are on the agenda.
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