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Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
United South and Eastern Tribes open meeting in Connecticut (05/18)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is hosting the semi-annual meeting on its reservation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Stanley Heller: Still a ways to go on mascots in Connecticut (05/11)
There’s been some small progress in Connecticut in getting rid of Indian mascots, but not enough.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Mashantucket Tribe sued over 'transition pay' for ex-councilor (05/04)
Charlene Jones is claiming she is owed twelve weeks of pay after losing her 2009 re-election bid.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Tribes fought English settlers in bloody King Philip's War (05/01)
King Philip’s traditional hunting and farming ground was declining, and his young men were restless and uncertain about the future. King Philip justifiably feared poverty for his people.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders (04/30)
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: States need help dealing with newly recognized tribes (04/27)
Of the Obama administration approves new federal tribal recognition rules, the administration and Congress had better help states deal with the consequences.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Recognition
BIA submits federal recognition rule to White House for review (04/21)
The Part 83 reforms could be published in the Federal Register any day now.

Filed Under: Law | Politics | Recognition | Trust
Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal (04/20)
The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe announces another entry into restaurant industry (04/14)
The tribe will open a new location of a gourmet food company on the reservation and will consider other locations.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National | Politics
Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (04/14)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Business | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny (04/13)
The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National | Technology
Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending (04/07)
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.

Filed Under: Recognition
Lawmakers want BIA to delay new federal recognition reforms (03/27)
The rules have been in development for more than two years but the lawmakers say more time is needed.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA expected to finalize changes to federal recognition process (03/24)
The rules have been in development for nearly two years.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (03/12)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Stanley Heller: Help eliminate an Indian mascot in Connecticut (03/04)
Honor the memory of the tribes? Give me a break. Mascots are chosen to be fierce or funny or exotic.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Find common ground on Indian mascots in Connecticut (02/27)
As an historian, I know this history well and am often amazed at how many of our citizens don’t understand or acknowledge that this, along with the history of slavery, are some of the darkest moments in our nation’s past.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (02/19)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Law
Judge orders self-proclaimed 'shaman' back to custody in Texas (01/29)
Iron Thunderhorse claims he walked all the way to Connecticut to be with his 'ancestors.'

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