Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee
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  • Michael Lynch, West Tennessee (2008-12)
         member, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Pat Cummins, Middle Tennessee (2004-08)
         descendant, Cherokee
  • Mark Cantrell, Middle Tennessee (2010-14)
         unknown tribal affiliation
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  • Brent A. Cox (2008-2012)
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    Issues Affecting American Indians in Tennessee


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    Re: A mistaken answer

    Two Dogs wrote:
    > "If I am not mistaken there were never more than two
    > federally recognized Indians on the commission at one time.


    you are mistaken.
    the TCIA began with 4 - the majority of the Commission:

    • Teri Rhoades Ellenwood, Cherokee (Knoxville 2003-2005)
    • John Anderson, Iroquois (Chattanooga 2003-2005)
    • Jimmy Reedy, Muscogee (Middle TN 2003-2007)
    • Evangeline Lynch, Choctaw (West TN 2003-2008 )

    Re: A mistaken answer

    Here are the enrollment status(s) of the folks I know of...

    CTNEAL then CNO- Teri Rhoades Ellenwood*, Knoxville 2003-2005

    Iroquois John Anderson*, Chattanooga 2003-2005

    Chickasaw Mike Mangrum, Nashville 2003-2005

    Navajo Niles Aseret*, Nashville 2005-2007

    Muscogee Jimmy Reedy*, Middle TN 2003-2007

    Choctaw Evangeline Lynch*, West TN 2003-2008

    EBCI Jeanie Walkingstick*, Knoxville 2005-2010

    CTNEAL David Teat, Nashville 2007-2008

    Re: A mistaken answer

    Ruth Knight Allen is or was TN state recognized

    Re: A mistaken answer

    OOps... I didn't mean to leave her off.

    Re: A mistaken answer on MM

    Old Tassel
    Here are the enrollment status(s) of the folks I know of...
    CTNEAL then CNO- Teri Rhoades Ellenwood*, Knoxville 2003-2005
    Iroquois John Anderson*, Chattanooga 2003-2005
    Chickasaw Mike Mangrum, Nashville 2003-2005
    Navajo Niles Aseret*, Nashville 2005-2007
    Muscogee Jimmy Reedy*, Middle TN 2003-2007
    Choctaw Evangeline Lynch*, West TN 2003-2008
    EBCI Jeanie Walkingstick*, Knoxville 2005-2010
    CTNEAL David Teat, Nashville 2007-2008
    - when did Mike Mangrum become enrolled & with what tribe?
    2003 TNNAC nomination to the State:
    "Not a member of a federally- or state-recognized tribe."

    Re: A mistaken answer - corrected

    Mike Mangrum claimed Chickasaw descent, but was not enrolled in any recognized tribe; nor did he claim to be.

    Re: A question

    All the words and all of the bullshyt where these so called injuns want to be ***** to get MONEY end of dang story


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