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The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Announced Changes for Tribal Recognition Rules

The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday announced proposed changes to the rules for granting federal recognition to American Indian tribes, revisions that could make it easier for some groups to achieve status that brings increased benefits as well as opportunities for commercial development.

05/22/2014

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Connecticut Delegation Says Tribal Recognition Change Would Hurt Connecticut

By MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _Proposed rule changes that American Indian groups say could help bring more casinos to Connecticut are coming under criticism from the state’s congressional delegation, which argues that […]

08/30/2013

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