2020 Recognition & Enrollment News Stories

Former AU postdoctoral fellow urges Indigenous recognition beyond Native American Heritage Month (The Eagle Online) 12/21/20

'It's been a long time coming': Lumbees closing in on full federal recognition (Greensboro News & Record) 12/5/20

The struggle for tribal recognition and the case of the Mashpee Wampanoag (Administrative Law Review Podcast) 11/30/20

50 years after a missed phone call, Brothertown Indian Nation still in pursuit of federal recognition (Fond du Lac Reporter) 11/9/20

Lumbee Tribe recognition bill gains support (Indian Country Today) 10/22/20

Arizona Governor Ducey signs Senator Jamescita Peshlakai’s proclamation to declare October 12th as Indigenous Peoples' Day (Indian Country Today) 9/23/20

Reservation mathematics: Navigating love in Native America (The Missoulian) 8/15/20

Burt Lake Band one step closer to federal recognition (Traverse City Record Eagle) 7/8/20

Little Shell nationhood passes six month mark (Montana Public Radio) 6/19/20

Despite legal battle, Michigan tribe remains hopeful for recognition (Bridge Magazine) 6/17/20

Ramos bill to acknowledge historic Native American presence moves to Senate (California State Assembly) 6/9/20

Burt Lake Band prevails in federal court; can appeal BIA denial (Traverse City Record-Eagle) 5/20/20

50 years ago: Man loses uphill battle for tribal recognition (Navajo Times) 4/30/20

Brian Lightfoot Brown: Carcieri 'fix' still in limbo more than a decade later (Indianz) 2/24/20

House bill, called 'watershed legislation,' would give tribes recognition in Alaska (Alaska Public Media) 2/17/20

Gabe Galanda: The United States must help stop disenrollment (Indianz) 2/7/20

One woman took a stand against tribal disenrollment and paid for it (High Country News) 2/1/20

'It makes you really not like your people': #StopDisenrollment campaign returns amid rise in tribal removals (Indianz) 1/27/20

Native tribal flags may be included in Nebraska legislative chamber (Lincoln Journal-Star) 1/21/20

Bureau of Indian Affairs propose change affecting Alaska tribal recognition (Anchorage Daily News) 1/16/20

Cherokee chief testifies against Lumbee recognition (Smoky Mountain News) 1/7/20

Editorial: Little Shell recognition long overdue (Bozeman Daily Chronicle) 1/2/20

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