Cowlitz Tribe La Center
Christine Dupres
1/19/15
In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people and their supporters as we gather...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/1/15
A federal government official, the president of a large tribal organization, the chairman of a landless federally recognized tribe that’s waiting for approval of its land-into-trus...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/9/14
Shocking news! Not all Connecticut politicians are against federal recognition of the state’s Indian tribes!...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/10/14
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has set September 30 as the deadline to receive comments on proposed new regulations for federal recognition...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/29/14
There’s still time to submit comments on proposed regulations to reform the process for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes...
Duane Champagne
8/10/14
A heartbreaking issue is the definition, understanding, and use of splinter groups...
Duane Champagne
7/27/14
While the Office of Federal Acknowledgment is reconsidering the rules and criteria for gaining federal recognition, it should consider the way oral history is understood in its eva...
P. Denetclaw & B. Bennett
7/21/14
The once federally recognized Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of the San Francisco Bay Area has fought for more than two decades to regain its rights to sovereignty and resources...
Christina Rose
6/10/14
Three Connecticut state recognized tribes, all of whom were denied federal recognition more than 10 years ago, have another chance to apply due to newly proposed federal recognitio...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/25/14
On Thursday, Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced the publication in the Federal Register of proposed new regulations that will reform the 35-year-old proces...

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