Gale Courey Toensing
10/9/14
Shocking news! Not all Connecticut politicians are against federal recognition of the state’s Indian tribes!...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/29/14
There’s still time to submit comments on proposed regulations to reform the process for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/4/14
Around 100 people attending a public session on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ proposed new rules for federal recognition broke into spontaneous applause when Eastern Pequot Tribal ...
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...

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