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Dealing with policies such as federal recognition has been said to be degrading. “The disregard of such tribes seems like the cause of their “disappearance” in today’s age.
Not all Native American tribes are federally recognized by the federal government.
In 1879 a court ruled that Indians are “persons”, a point that should not have been questioned in the first place.
The Mattaponi and Pamunkey tribes of Virginia are two of the oldest tribes in the United States that mark Thanksgiving with the giving of food.