Indian Tribes

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Six Virginia Native American tribes are cheering. After a twenty-year effort, the United States Senate unanimously approved legislation that recognizes the Commonwealth’s tribes. 

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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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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.