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Stephen R. Adkins in the U.S. Senate Chamber
Original Author: The Office of Mark Warner
Created: Jan. 11, 2018
Medium: Digital photograph

Stephen R. Adkins in the U.S. Senate Chamber

Stephen R. Adkins, the chief of the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, chats with Virginia senator Mark Warner just prior to the U.S. Senate vote on the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Program. The bill, signed into law by President Donald Trump on January 29th, 2018, secures federal recognition of the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe–Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Nation.