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State challenges Schaghticoke Tribe
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FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2002

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has filed documents with the Bureau of Indian Affairs challenging the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation.

The tribe is state recognized but Blumenthal says it doesn't meet the criteria necessary for federal acknowledgment. Along with other groups, he submitted comments on the tribe's pending petition.

A judge has ordered a preliminary determination in December.

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State Contests Tribal Claim (The Hartford Courant 4/19)

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