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Pequot tribe meets with foes to discuss casino

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FRIDAY, MAY 16, 2003

The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut met with leaders of a town that opposes its federal recognition.

Tribal leaders and Preston officials discussed the possibility of casino development. First Selectman Robert Congdon said he was open to proposals.

Three towns, including Preson, and the state of Connecticut are challenging a Bureau of Indian Affairs decision to recognize the tribe.

Get the Story:
Preston, Easterns Discuss Plan For Casino (The New London Day 5/16)
Preston, tribe see casino at Norwich (The Norwich Bulletin 5/16)

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