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Federal Recognition
Connecticut tribe and main foe to discuss recognition


The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation and its primary foe, state attorney general Richard Blumenthal, will discuss federal recognition at the Connecticut Historical Society.

The tribe and the state are locked in a battle over the Bureau of Indian Affairs' decision to recognize the tribe. The state says the tribe doesn't qualify.

The forum, "Federal Recognition or Flawed System? Pride, Politics & Connecticut's Native American Tribes," takes place March 15. See http://www.chs.org for more information.

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Foes in tribal recognition case to go head-to-head Chief, attorney general, other experts to meet at forum (The Waterbury Republican-American 3/8)

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Federal Recognition Database (July 2004)

Relevant Links:
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation - http://www.schaghticoke.com
Interior Board of Indian Appeals Decisions - http://www.ibiadecisions.com

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