2010 Recognition and Enrollment News Stories

• • BIA's proposed finding denies Tolowa Nation acknowledgment (Indian Country Today) 12/20/10

• • State begins effort to recognize Native American tribes (Vermont Public Radio) 11/22/10

• • Tribe reflects on blood quantum enrollment change (The Native American Times) 11/08/10

• • Tribe wants federal status (Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald) 10/30/10

• • Pamunkey Indian Tribe files for federal acknowledgment (Indian Country Today) 10/31/10

• • Pamunkey tribe pushes for federal recognition (Richmond Times-Dispatch) 10/25/10

• • Cherokee Nation drops DOI and Salazar from Freedman suit (The Cherokee Phoenix) 10/18/10

• • It's official: Shinnecock Nation is 565th federally acknowledged tribe (Indian Country Today) 10/18/10

• • Schaghticoke Tribal Nation recognition: end of the road? (Greenwichtime.com) 10/06/10

• • McAdams pushes for tribal sovereignty (Newsminer.com) 10/06/10

• • New American Bar Association sends letter to all 100 U.S. Senators (PoliticalNews.me) 10/03/10

• • Shinnecock wins IBIA appeal - becomes 565th federally recognized tribe (Turtle Talk) 10/01/10

• • New Vermont law, commission give hope for Abenaki tribal recognition (The Republic) 09/12/10

• • Feds near decision on recognition of Juanenos (The Orange County Register) 09/09/10

• Six groups lose status as Indian tribes (Columbia Daily Herald) 09/07/10

• • Group of Indians sue BIA for federal recognition (Associated Press) 09/01/10

• • 'Carcieri Fix' added to House bill (Global Gaming Business) 08/30/10

• • Modoc Nation moves forward in break with Klamath (Mercury News) 08/25/10

• • Shinnecock Nation endures another delay over federal recognition (Indianz.com) 07/20/10

• • N.Y. tribe faces late recognition challenge (theday.com) 07/22/10

• • Passport dispute raises sovereignty issue (Native American Times) 07/19/10

• • Time may be running out on Akaka Bill (KITV.com) 07/18/10

• • Thousands sign petition for Lumbee recognition (The Fayetteville Observer) 07/16/10

• • 'Health care bill stalled Duwamish recognition,' says Congressman Jim McDermott (West Seattle Herald) 07/12/10

• • Support could push Akaka Bill forward (The Maui News) 07/08/10

• • Supreme Court asked to hear Schaghticoke recognition lawsuit (Indianz.com) 06/29/10

• • Battle grows bitter as Tenn. recognizes new Indian tribes (USA Today) 07/07/10

• • Freedmen suit challenge sent to D.C. (Tulsa World) 07/07/10

• • Edisto Tribe gets state recognition (Post and Courier) 06/24/10

• • State grants six Indian tribes recognition (Knoxnews.com) 06/21/10

• • Supreme Court asked to hear Schaghticoke recognition lawsuit (Indianz.com) 06/29/10

• • Feds approve NY tribe recognition (Indian Country Today) 06/15/10

• • U.S. recognizes Shinnecock Tribe on Long Island (The New York Times) 06/15/10

• • Report: revoke Unkechaug tribe recognition (Long Island Business News) 06/11/10

• • Schaghticoke files cert on acknowledgment reversal (Indian Country Today) 05/26/10

• • Gambling debate hampers NC tribe's recognition bid (KSWT) 05/18/10

• • Edisto Indians recognized by the state as official tribe (The Summerville Jounral Scene) 05/17/10

• • Enrollment audit a slow, uneasy process for Cherokee (The Smoky Mountain News) 04/28/10

• • State recognition of Indian Tribes runs into trouble (The Chattanooga Times Free Press) 04/27/10

• • Bureau of Indian Affairs upholds Robinson disenrollments: those affected vow to fight decision (Lake County News) 04/19/10

• • Judge delays hearing over Mishewal Wappo recognition (Indianz.com) 04/20/10

• • Disenrollment decision upheld (The Lake County Record-Bee) 04/15/10

• • Akaka Bill passage questioned as opposition mounts (Indian Country Today) 04/02/10

• • Shinnecock Nation nears final decision on recognition bid (Indianz.com) 03/30/10

• • Disenrollment activists taking their case to the UN (Capitol Weekly) 04/01/10

• • Senate approves Abenaki recognition (Vermont Public Radio) 03/18/10

• • Native Hawaiian government may become reality (The Associated Press) 03/13/10

• • 3 Va. tribes gain state recognition (Indian Country Today) 03/09/10

• • BIA seeks to resolve San Pasqual membership dispute (Indianz.com) 03/04/10

• • Native Hawaiian bill passes by U.S. House, awaits Senate vote (The Honolulu Advertiser) 02/25/10

• • Lingle balks at rewrite of Akaka Bill (The Star Bulletin) 02/23/10

• • Va. grants recognition for Patawomeck tribe (The Hampton Roads Daily Press) 02/17/10

• • Alexander Valley tribe wants legal status restored (The Press Democrat ) 01/15/10

• • Driver license renewal law leaves many in limbo (Salt Lake Tribune) 01/13/10

• • The Shinnecocks, recognized (The New York Times) 01/02/10

Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.

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