Gale Courey Toensing
6/9/14
A proposal granting a third party veto power over a tribe’s effort to re-petition for federal recognition is unconstitutional, according to the chief of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nat...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/30/13
With the Connecticut governor joining Sen...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/15/13
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn has extended the period for comments on proposed changes to the federal recognition regulations to September 25...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/10/13
It’s the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States. George Washington placed an ad in it to lease part of his Mount Vernon land...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/31/13
Connecticut officials have jumped on Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s bandwagon of opposition to the Interior Department’s proposed revisions to the federal recognition regulations...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/19/13
It didn’t take long for the Connecticut official who was once called “the enemy of Indian country” to start stirring up opposition to proposed revisions to the federal acknowledgme...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/31/12
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has asked the 2 nd Circuit Court of Appeals to review a lower court decision to dismiss the nation’s land rights lawsuit in Kent, Connecticut...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/26/11
KENT, Conn. – The only building on the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation ’s reservation where tribal members could gather has been destroyed by fire...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/30/11
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has lost its beloved matriarch. Catherine E...

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