Posts Tagged Indian Tribes

With Federal Recognition Secured, Virginia Tribes Look To New Opportunities


Karenne Wood (Credit: Virginia Humanties)

After more than 400 years, six Native American tribes have finally gotten federal recognition. It opens doors for countless funding opportunities, but maybe most of all, it creates the possibility of writing a more accurate version of this country’s history. Jordy Yager reports.

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Richmond Hosts Native American Film Fest “Pocahontas Reframed”


Richmond celebrates native American films with its first annual Pocahontas Reframed Festival. (Credit: Indian Country Media Network) 

Earlier this month, Virginia hosted a Native American film festival called Pocahontas Reframed. Sandy Hausman reports on the movies, the filmmakers and why organizers thought Richmond the perfect place for such an event.

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CBO Score Could Be a Hurdle for Federal Recognition of Virginia Indian Tribes

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Senator Tim Kaine is working to gain federal recognition for Virginia’s Indian tribes. (Credit: AP Photo / Susan Walsh)

Virginia Indian tribes have been seeking federal recognition for decades, and they are closer now than they have ever been. But a new score from the Congressional Budget Office might be a stumbling block for moving forward. Michael Pope reports.

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