2018 Recognition & Enrollment News Stories

Oklahoma leaders applaud vote to end blood metric for Five Tribes (Tulsa World) 12/25/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.2606)

Utah Senator blocks vote on Montana tribe's recognition (U.S. News) 12/23/18 (See 115th Congress S.39)

In historic move, New Jersey acknowledges Native American tribe, will pay $2.4 million (NBC 10) 11/16/18

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation public statement of gratitude (Indianz) 11/15/18

Should the BIA get out of the blood degree business? (Indian Country Today) 11/14/18

'I was born an Omaha and I'm going to die an Omaha' (Indianz) 11/6/18

Cherokee citizenship determined by Dawes Rolls, not DNA (Tahlequah Daily Press) 11/2/18

National Congress of American Indians unites in face of termination threat (Indianz) 10/24/18

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership (Deseret News) 10/21/18

Elizabeth Warren has a Native American ancestor: Does that make her Native American? (The New York Times) 10/15/18

Cherokee Nation upset after Sen. Warren releases results of DNA test (Indianz) 10/15/18

Tribe sues fed over decision not to affirm reservation (Boston Globe) 9/28/18

Bill passes amending blood quantam requirements on inherited, restricted land (Cherokee Nation) 9/13/18 (See 115th Congress H.R. 2606)

Little Shell Tribe recognition passes House (Havre Daily News) 9/13/18

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe sees major progress on federal recognition bill (Indianz) 9/10/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.3764)

Lenape Chief talks state recognition struggle, sovereignty (Delaware Public Media) 9/4/18

Restoration celebration honors Klamath Tribes' recognition (Herald and News) 8/22/18

What makes someone Native American? (The Washington Post) 8/20/18

Nansemond Indian Nation to celebrate long-awaited federal recognition at 30th pow wow (10 Wavy) 8/14/18

Navajo Nation considers blood quantum in tribal enrollment (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 8/7/18

Siskiyou-area tribe's reinstatement questioned (Capitol Weekly) 8/6/18

Louisiana tribes say federal recognition will help to face threat of climate change (The Times-Picayune) 7/26/18

Tuscarora not a federally, state recognized tribe in North Carolina (ABC 15 News) 7/24/18

Six newly recognized tribes added to Bureau of Indian Affairs list (Indianz) 7/23/18

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe sees progress on federal recognition bill (Indianz) 7/9/18 (See 115th Congress H.R. 3764)

Chinook tribe a step closer to recognition as Judge advances claims (Herald and News) 6/21/18 (See Chinook Indian Nation v. Zinke)

Land-into-trust fix added to controversial federal reocgnition bill (Indianz) 6/13/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.3744)

South Carolina's Native American tribes aim to protect their legacy with new legislation (The Post and Courier) 5/20/18

Monacan tribe reflects on struggle to achieve federal recognition (The News & Advance) 5/19/18

Tribes seek another hearing on controversial federal recognition bill (Indianz) 5/3/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.3535)

Creek Indians seek Federal, State recognition (NWF Daily News) 4/7/18

Tribes denied federal recognition see mixed decisions in court system (Indianz) 4/3/18

With Federal Recognition secured, Virginia tribes look to new opportunities (WVTF) 3/8/18

Warren, Trump and the question of Native American identity (Havard Law Review Blog) 2/27/18

Maryland recognizes an Indian tribe, but other Native Americans aren't happy about it (Los Angeles Times) 2/11/18

Tribes in Virginia in line for big changes after gaining federal recognition (Indianz) 1/30/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.984)

President signs legislation granting federal recognition to six Virginia tribes (Williamsburg Yorktown Daily) 1/30/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.984)

Suffolk tribe closer to recognition (Suffolk News Herald) 1/16/18

Senate passes bill giving recognition to 6 Virginia tribes (WRAL) 1/11/18 (See 115th Congress H.R.984)

 

 


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