“Washington Post Quotes Ferguson-Bohnee on Tribal Recognition”
Patty Ferguson-Bohnee, faculty director of the Indian Legal Program, was recently quoted in a Washington Post article. The article looked at efforts by the Pamunkey Indian tribe to get the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to recognize them as a federal tribe, making them the first in Virginia to receive that designation. in the article, Ferguson-Bohnee said that if the bureau ultimately rules against the Pamunkey, it would send a troubling message to tribes. Read the full article here.