Editorial: BIA decision 'strange'
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The New London Day in an editorial today says the Bureau of Indian Affairs' decision to recognize the Eastern Pequot Tribe of Connecticut is "strange."

The paper cites dissent among factions of the tribe and McCaleb's decision to recognize the two groups as one entity as potentially troublesome.

The paper also says there are unanswered questions about a Department of Interior report on federal recognition. The paper says the department's inspector general has not explained why he changed his mind about the Clinton administration's approval of the Pequot tribes.

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Editorial: Recognition and the region (The New London Day 6/26)

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