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Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe to open first Smashburger location in December (09/16)
The restaurant is part of the tribe's economic diversification effort.

Filed Under: Recognition
Connecticut officials want meeting on federal recognition reforms (08/12)
Officials want Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn to come to the state to hear their concerns.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Mohegan Tribe set to acquire team in National Lacrosse League (08/05)
The official announcement will be made at a press conference on Wednesday.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Tribes criticize veto provisions in BIA federal recognition rule (07/30)
Opposition from the state would prevent three tribes from restarting the process.

Filed Under: Recognition
BIA holds final in-person meeting on federal recognition reform (07/29)
Two more public meetings and two more tribal consultations will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe breaks ground on first of 15 chain restaurants (07/23)
The 9,000 square-foot eatery is due to open in March 2015.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Connecticut tribe deserves a 2nd shot at recognition (07/23)
Professor explains why the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation should be able to resubmit its federal recognition petition.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
James Rawlings: Connecticut tries to deny tribal recognition (07/21)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, criticizes Connecticut for opposing federal recognition reforms.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings (07/15)
The tribe is launching a digital office technology business.

Filed Under: Law
Former chair of Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation to pay restitution (07/01)
Brian Geer is accused of stealing more than $60,000 from the tribe.

Filed Under: Recognition
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation questions recognition provision (06/13)
Tribe says third parties should not be able to block resubmission of federal recognition petition.

Filed Under: Recognition
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation opposes state veto on recognition (06/12)
Provision in Bureau of Indian Affairs rule could be unconstitutional, an Indian law expert said.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe to bring 16 Smashburger locations to Northeast (06/06)
Tribe continues to diversify its economic holdings.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Ruth Garby Torres: Truths about tribes and federal recognition (06/03)
Ruth Garby Torres, a member of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, addresses criticism over the federal recognition system.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe diversifies economy with wood pellet factories (05/30)
Tribal subsidiary to produce wood pellets for home use.

Filed Under: Law
Mohegan Tribe finalizes law enforcement agreement in state (05/29)
Tribal officers can arrest non-Indians and can enforce state law.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: Connecticut tribes deserve to be respected in state (05/29)
State officials are cheering Bureau of Indian Affairs rules that would allow them to block federal recognition petitions from three tribes.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: BIA shouldn't be changing federal recognition process (05/27)
Newspaper calls for the status quo.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Federal recognition reforms might not help tribes in Connecticut (05/23)
New regulation requires consent from third parties, an impossible condition to meet in Connecticut.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Alaska Natives seek return of property for museum at Yale (04/21)
The Yale Peabody Museum in Connecticut should return artifacts that were taken from a Tlingit village, an Alaska Native leader said.

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