Last week, I joined Governor Kaine, Senator Webb and six of Virginia’s Native American tribes in Richmond for the annual commemoration of the peace treaty between the tribes and the King of England. Originally signed by England’s Lord Charles II and royal governor Herbert Jeffreys in 1677, the event has […]
“Give me a break. This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I’ve ever seen.” Thus spoke Bill Clinton last Monday night, exasperated by Barack Obama’s claim that he — unlike Hillary Clinton — had been consistently right (or wrong, depending on your point of view) on the Iraq war.
This has been a good week for Virginia’s Native American tribes. Not only have they been active and featured participants in the 400th Jamestown Anniversary, but their long awaited quest for federal recognition reached a major milestone.