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• • Cowlitz tribe blocks "path to Easy Street" (The Daily News) 12/18/07

• • Oropeza introduces bill for Gabrielino reservation (Capitol Weekly) 12/13/07

• • Historian tracks Paugussett trail (Connecticut Post) 12/9/07

• • Hawaii's 'tribal' politics (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) 12/9/07

• • Squabbles hamper O.C. Indian tribe (Los Angeles Times) 12/3/07

• • Native American Commission wants recognition authority (Burlington Free Press) 11/30/07

• • Orange County tribe loses bid for federal recognition (San Jose Mercury News) 11/27/07

• • Feds decide JuaƱenos don't rate recognition (The Orange County Register) 11/26/07

• • Mashpee Wampanoags celebrate federal recognition (The Boston Globe) 11/21/07

• • After seven years, tribes still waiting (Lynchburg News & Advance) 11/14/07

• • Webb joins fight for federal recognition of Va. Indians (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 11/9/07

• • Lawmakers to rally for Virginia tribal recognition (Indianz.com) 11/6/07

• • Senators push for action on Lumbee recognition (The Fayetteville Observer) 10/25/07

• • Members removed from Indian tribes complain of unfairness (South Coast Today) 10/26/07

• • House passes Native Hawaiian recognition bill (Indianz.com) 10/25/07

• • Tribe recognition way overdue (Helena Independent Record) 10/18/07

• • Virginia tribes gain new backing on recognition bill (Indianz.com) 10/17/07

• • In government's eyes, small tribe doesn't exist (The Daily Herald) 10/8/07

• • Is Orange Co. next stop for a big casino? (The Union-Tribune) 10/3/07

• • Lumbees push for legislation (The Fayetteville Observer) 9/20/07

• • Senate panel takes a look at federal recognition process (Indianz.com) 9/20/07

• • Leaders say process to gain federal recognition too slow (Great Falls Tribune) 9/20/07

• • Nipmucs’ quest (Worcester Telegram & Gazette) 9/14/07

• • Senate Indian Affairs sets hearing on recognition (Indianz.com) 9/13/07

• • California Assembly Resolution urges Feds to restore recognition to Winnemem Wintu Tribe (SF Bay Area) 8/29/07

• • Winnemem tribe's troubles reach congressional ears (Record Searchlight) 8/29/07

• • Casino revenues drive tribal dispute: Chukchansi Indians' Picayune Rancheria makes another attempt at trimming its rolls (The Fresno Bee) 8/18/07

• • Tribe members brace for change, cling to roots (The Boston Globe) 8/16/07

• • Spin zone (Hawaii Business) 8/16/07

• • Red like me? Assailing Cherokee sovereignty (Pacific Free Press) 8/13/07

• • Tribe's offer of citizenship spurs warning (Omaha World-Herald) 8/10/07

• • Indians seek recognition (The Washington Post) 8/6/07

• • Judge denies Schaghticoke request (Connecticut Post) 7/31/07

• • Narragansett ruling affirms trust land, recognition and tribal sovereignty (Indian Country Today) 7/30/07

• • Politicians forget Virginia tribes again (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 7/30/07

• • A Lumbee woman's quest for justice (The Fayetteville Observer) 7/29/07

• • Sebastian dragging feet on recognition (The Day) 7/27/07

• • Disenrolled Native Americans ask for redress (Oroville Mercury-Register) 7/24/07

• • Native tribal status is left intact (Anchorage Daily News) 7/7/07

• • Cherokee Nation chief addresses citizenship (Indianz.com) 7/9/07

• • Hopes of federal recognition are rekindled for MOWA (Press-Register) 7/2/07

• • BIA denies Abenaki petition (The County Courier) 6/28/07

• • Federal decision leaves Vermont's Abenakis in limbo (Times Argus) 6/26/07

• • Feds deny tribe key recognition (Bennington Banner) 6/23/07

• • Court dismisses California membership lawsuit (Indianz.com) 6/21/07

• • Chad Smith's October surprise... [Cherokee] (Wampum) 6/20/07

• • Tribal leader testifies before House panel: Chambers argues for federal recognition of Burt Lake Band; hopes for resolution (Cheboygan Daily Tribune) 6/19/07

• • House vote on Lumbee bill expected today (The Fayetteville Observer) 6/7/07

• • Glenn Marshall: A true day of Thanksgiving [Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe] (Indianz.com) 5/23/07

• • In Virginia, six indian tribes still wait for federal recognition (VOANews.com) 5/17/07

• • Tribe casts wide net for a casino site (The Boston Globe) 5/10/07

• • Virginia tribes clear major hurdle in recognition fight (Indianz.com) 5/9/07

• • Bush administration opposes Native Hawaiian bill (Indianz.com) 5/4/07

• • Virginia Indian tribes fight for federal recognition (WDBJ7.com) 4/29/07

• • Lumbee leaders OK with swap (Fayetteville Observer) 4/28/07

• • Lumbee get a win, but not without stipulation (Winston-Salem Journal) 4/26/07

• • Virginia's Indian Tribes a step closer to recognition (News Advance.com) 4/26/07

• • Vermont commission seeks clarity on recognition authority (Indiancountry.com) 4/2/07

• • House panel to consider Lumbee recognition (Fayobserver.com) 3/29/07

• • Democrats pass Native Hawaiian bill on second try (Indianz.com) 3/29/07

• • The quest for recognition (Carrollcountrycomet.com) 3/28/07

• • Judge allows Schaghticoke more testimony from Interior officials (Indiancountry.com) 3/23/07

• • Tribe Debates Benefits of Fed Recognition (New America Media) 2/23/07

• • Cherokee Tribe Faces Decision on Freedmen (NPR) 2/21/07

• • Indian panel challenges state over tribal recognition (Boston Herald) 2/20/07

• • Mashpee Wampanoag win tribal status (Cape Cod Times) 2/15/07

• • Tribe is told ruling at hand (Cape Cod Times) 2/14/07

• • Shinnecocks' recognition swamped in litigation (Indian Country Today) 2/12/07

• • Court rules against bid to halt funding of OHA (Honolulu Advertiser) 2/10/07

• • Gale Norton told: Reverse recognition or be fired (Indian Country Today) 01/26/07

• • Abenaki acknowledgement decision postponed (Indian Country Today) 1/22/07

• • Dole submits Lumbee recognition bill (Fay Observer) 1/19/07

• • Maidu tribe moving, opening thrift store (Grass Valley Union) 1/11/07

• • Pembina tribe member refuses to plea (Kerrville Daily Times) 1/8/07

• • Rep. McIntyre reintroduces Lumbee bill (Fayetteville Observer) 1/6/07

• • Entitlements for tribes make America weaker (The Day) 1/4/07

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