American indian tribes

Connecticut State Capitol (WTIC's Michael Guerrera)

Connecticut Officials Praise Changes On Tribal Recognition

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s top elected leaders are declaring victory in their efforts to see that it does not become easier for local American Indian tribes to obtain federal recognition. President Barack Obama’s administration […]


Governor Dannel Malloy (courtesy CT-N)

Tribal Leader Blasts Gov. Malloy Over US Rules

A review that is expected to produce new U.S. rules for recognizing American Indian tribes as early as this summer is stirring up heat in Connecticut, where the governor is leading efforts to block changes that could open the door to more tribal casinos.