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Federal Recognition: Can the BIA's Acknowledgment Process Be Fixed?
Gale Courey Toensing
August 08, 2012
Years after the Chickahominy Indian Tribe of Virginia filed a petition for federal acknowledgment with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) in 1996, the then-head of the agency told ...
Virginia Tribes Renew Fight for Federal Recognition: Six of 11 of their Members of Congress Give Support
July 18, 2001
WASHINGTON - After gaining further support from their Congressional delegation, six of the eight tribes of Virginia are again in the hunt for federal recognition through Congressio...
White Supremacists from 1920s Still Thwarting Virginia Tribes
April 26, 2011
Congress is once again considering legislation that would grant federal recognition to six of Virginia’s 11 state-recognized American Indian tribes—the Chickahominy , Chickahominy ...
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