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  • Skabewis
    Senate panel passes bills to recognize 7 tribes
    by Skabewis
    By Ken Thomas
    Washington, D.C. (AP)

    Seven tribes in North Carolina and Virginia would gain federal recognition and become eligible for federal aid under legislation approved by a Senate committee.

    The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and six Virginia tribes would...
    11-04-2009, 05:23 PM
  • Skabewis
    Bill would give lighthouse to tribes
    by Skabewis
    Washington, D.C. (AP)

    Both Oregon senators and Congresssman Peter DeFazio have introduced a bill that would let the Coast Guard transfer ownership of the abandoned Cape Arago Lighthouse to the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians.
    ...
    07-03-2008, 02:07 PM
  • Skabewis
    Federal agencies and Northwest Indian tribes reach $900 million deal to protect salmo
    by Skabewis
    By Matthew Daly
    Washington, D.C. (AP)

    A compromise reached with four Northwest tribes would commit federal agencies to spend $900 million over the next decade on improving conditions for endangered salmon while leaving intact hydroelectric dams that harm fish.

    The...
    04-16-2008, 12:13 PM
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    Commission recommends recognition for 2 Vt. tribes
    by Skabewis
    Newport, Vermont (AP)

    A group organized to set up a process for state recognition of Indian tribes in Vermont is going to ask the Legislature to recognize two Abenaki tribes.

    The Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs voted last week to recommend that the Nulhegan...
    01-13-2011, 05:08 PM
  • Skabewis
    Virginia tribe recognition to be considered
    by Skabewis
    Washington, D.C. (AP)

    Virginia Senator Jim Webb says the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs plans to hold a hearing to consider the federal recognition of six Virginia tribes.

    The committee will consider the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition...
    09-24-2008, 03:55 PM

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