Federal Recognition Committee to be formed.

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“Federal Recognition Committee to be formed.” Carolina Indian Voice 28 January 1999: 1.


Announces that Lumbee Regional Development Association will, in February, establish a Federal Recognition Committee composed of elected Indian leaders, tribe members from the Robeson County community, and representatives of Lumbee people in urban areas outside Robeson County.  One task will be a major educational campaign concerning Lumbee federal recognition.  The committee will also look at administrative and legislative options for federal recognition.

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