Quick Freedmen Update
Cong. Barney Frank, the powerful and well-connected Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, announced he will oppose a conference committee report on HR 2786 (the Native American Housing and Self-Determination Act) unless it contains the Freedmen Rider proposed by the Congressional Black Caucus. So far, all of Chief Smith's intensive lobbying hasn't come to much.
More coverage and thoughtful commentary by my Right Honourable Cherokee Colleague, EBW at Wampum.