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Federal Recognition
Schaghticoke recognition ruling expected in October


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is expected to issue a revised final determination on the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Connecticut in mid-October, The Waterbury Republican-American reports.

In January 2004, the BIA issued a decision in favor of the tribe. But the Interior Board of Indian Appeals ordered the BIA to reconsider, saying the earlier decision relied too much on state recognition of the tribe.

The tribe has since submitted additional evidence. But officials in Connecticut say the tribe doesn't deserve federal status.

Get the Story:
Attorney to explain Schaghticoke activities (The Waterbury Republican-American 9/1)

IBIA Decisions:
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation | Schaghticoke Tribal Nation

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Federal Recognition Database V2.0 (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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