FROM THE ARCHIVE

Towns support Eastern Pequot challenge

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2002

A group of 11 towns in Connecticut voted on Wednesday to support the state's appeal of the federal recognition of the Eastern Pequot Tribe.

Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal filed the challenge last month. He claims the Eastern Pequot and Paucatuck Eastern Pequot tribes are not worthy of federal status.

Three towns nearest to the Eastern Pequot Reservation joined in the appeal. The others are just expressing their support.

Get the Story:
Windham County towns join Eastern Pequots appeal (The Norwich Bulletin 10/10)
Group Gathers In Effort To Block Tribal Recognition (NBC-30 News 10/9)

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