Federal Recognition
Recognition decision expected for Schaghticoke Tribe

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is expected to issue a final decision on federal recognition for the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Connecticut.

The tribe was denied status in a preliminary decision. New information has been submitted to the BIA in hopes of patching up holes in the record.

The tribe has a reservation in Connecticut. State officials say the tribe isn't qualified for federal status.

The preliminary decision was issued by former assistant secretary Neal McCaleb in December 2002.

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Relevant Links:
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation - http://www.schaghticoke.com

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