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Federal recognition of Indian tribes Hearing before the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs of the Committee on Natural Resources, House of Representatives, ... H.R. 4709 ... July 22, 1994--Washington, DC by United States

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Number of Pages250
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ISBN 100160467179
ISBN 109780160467172
OCLC/WorldCa32219056

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Forgotten tribes. The Bureau of Indian Affairs presides over federal recognition cases. Tribes must prove that they have existed as a single political and cultural group since time immemorial, and. This list represents a selection of books on federal recognition of Indian tribes and the legal status of tribes, that are available at the Interior Library. Within each section they are arranged alphabetically by author's last name. Please direct inquiries or concerns to the Reference Librarian at between a.m. and p.m. Monday through Friday except Federal holidays.   In Recognition Odysseys, Brian Klopotek explores the complicated relationship between federal tribal recognition policy and American Indian racial and tribal does so by comparing the experiences of three central Louisiana tribes that have petitioned for federal acknowledgment: the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe (recognized in ), the Jena Band of Choctaws (recognized in ), and the Cited by: testimony. of. bryan newland. senior policy advisor. office of the assistant secretary for indian affairs. united states department of the interior. to the committee on indian affairs. united states senate. oversight hearing on federal acknowledgement: political and legal. relationship between governments. j good afternoon chairman akaka, vice chairman barrasso, and members of the.

This hearing of the Committee on Indian Affairs is a hearing on the process of federal recognition of Indian tribes. This morning the Committee will meet to hear testimony regarding the administra-tive process for the Federal recognition of Indian Tribes. This is in-tended to be the first of several hearings on the Federal recognition Size: 2MB. This status enables the tribes to pursue repatriation of historical and cultural artifacts, comment on federal agency actions that could affect their future, and gain access to a number of federal programs. ***** Six Indian tribes of eastern Virginia are one signature away from full federal recognition, after the U.S. Senate approved H.R.   number and status of indian tribes awaiting federal recognition By: Christopher Reinhart, Associate Attorney You asked for an update of OLR Report R on the status of Connecticut Native American tribes applying for federal recognition. American Indian tribal recognition in the United States most often refers to the process of a tribe being recognized by the United States federal government, or to a person being granted membership to a federally recognized tribe. There are federally recognized tribal governments in the United States. Non-Acknowledged Tribes are tribes which have no federal designation as sovereign entities.

Process of Federal Recognition of Indian Tribes: Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Tenth Congress, Fir on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hardcover. The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on federal recognition of Indian tribes. Witnesses testified about the process by which an Indian group could become a federally. Indians, perhaps, federal recognition is a look back at history, a look back that allows the politicians of the conquering culture to acknowledge that there were Indian tribes at Cited by: 3. Federal tribal recognition grants to tribes the right to certain benefits, and is largely controlled by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). While trying to determine which groups were eligible for federal recognition in the s, government officials became acutely aware of the need for consistent procedures.