Tag Archives: Department of Interior

Pamunkey Are the First Virginia Tribe with Federal Recognition

It was a good day – July 2, 2015 – a day of vindication when the Pamunkey became federally recognized, and we are excited for the benefits this will bring their people. When I read the good news, so many thoughts rushed in:  how long the Pamunkey have worked toward federal status, how it will […]

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Sequestration Hurts BIE Schools & Students More

The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will take a hard hit due to sequestration, impacting the Native American communities.

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