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October 14, 2016

Tribe To Connecticut: You Owe Us $610M For Taking Our Land

by Christine Stuart | Oct 14, 2016 1:00pm
Posted to: Courts | Town News | Kent | New Milford | Sherman | Legal | Tribes

Christine Stuart photo The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.

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June 29, 2015

Connecticut Tribes Denied Second Chance to Petition for Sovereignty

by Madeline Stocker | Jun 29, 2015 10:08pm
Posted to: Civil Liberties | Gaming | Town News | Bridgeport | Kent | North Stonington | Tribes

Christine Stuart photo Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.

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