In a win for conservation, Nansemond Indian Nation is given back ancestral land

Chief Keith Anderson and Dr. Karen Waldrop, Chief Conservation Officer for Ducks Unlimited during the signing ceremony.
(Credit: Pamela D’Angelo)

Last week, the Nansemond Indian Nation was given back 504 acres of their ancestral lands in Suffolk County.

For the seven federally recognized Tribes in Virginia, getting back ancestral lands for conservation is key to their sovereignty.

Pamela D’Angelo reports.

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