Gale Courey Toensing
6/16/15
A rider that would stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from revising procedures for federal acknowledgment of Indian tribes has been attached to the Interior Department’s 2016 spendi...
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...

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