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Lumbee Indians

Lumbees concerned about rule on eagle feathers

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Members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina are upset over a new federal rule making it illegal for tribe members to carry eagle feathers. Full story...
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Lumbee leader to leave administrative post vacant

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The chairman of the Lumbees says he will leave an administrative post vacant after the tribal council twice rejected his nominee for the post. Full story...
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Lumbee council again votes against chairman

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The Lumbee Tribal Council is continuing its fight with its chairman, again rejecting his choice for administrator. Full story...
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Brooks elected chairman of Lumbee Tribe

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A member of the North Carolina Commission on Indian Affairs has been elected chairman of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Full story...
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Lumbee farmers file claims in discrimination case

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Farmers who belong to the Lumbee Indian Tribe have begun filing claims now that a nationwide discrimination case involving the federal government has been settled. Full story...
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Lumbee farmers file claims in discrimination case

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Farmers who belong to the Lumbee Indian Tribe have begun filing claims now that a nationwide discrimination case involving the federal government has been settled. Full story...
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Lumbee court rules on hiring of administrator

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The Lumbee Supreme Court has ruled that the tribal chairman didn't have the authority to hire the tribe's chief administrator under the terms negotiated in her contract. Full story...
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McIntyre introduces Lumbee Bill…again

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Have you ever watched the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray? If so, you’ll sort of get the feeling. On the first full day of the 112th Congress, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC) introduced legislation that would grant the Lumbee Tribe full federal acknowledgment - according to the 'Cherokee One Feather'. Full story...
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Police break up Lumbee tribal protest in Pembroke

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Police broke up a protest outside the Lumbee tribal office in Pembroke but no one was arrested. The Fayetteville Observer reported more than a dozen tribal members marched and carried signs Wednesday complaining of what they said were cronyism and unfair treatment by tribal leaders. Full story...
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Hagan says Lumbee recognition still possible

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Time is running out on a bill in Congress that would give federal recognition to the Lumbee Indians of North Carolina, but one senator says there's still hope. Full story...
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