Congratulations to Virginia’s Pamunkey Indians receiving federal government recognition as Native American tribe.
The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs announced yesterday that the Pamunkey tribe’s decades-long quest for recognition has been approved, making the tribe of Pocahontas the first in Virginia to receive the coveted designation.
Six Virgina Indian Tribes Seek Federal Recognition
Six other Virginia tribes are seeking recognition through an act of Congress:
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