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    Tribes criticize veto provisions in BIA federal recognition rule

    Leaders of Connecticut tribes said state and local governments should not be able to veto their federal recognition petitions.
    The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation, the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe and the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation were denied recognition through the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The Part 83 rule allows them to petition again but only if all interested parties agree, something that won’t ever happen due to opposition from the state.

    Source indianz.com

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