Chief Quiet Hawk of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe blasts opposition to federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Officials from Connecticut are again asking the Obama administration to scrap the changes.
Writer links opposition to federal recognition for the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut to lobbyists and groups funded by wealthy, unidentified backers.
Federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs have politicians in Connecticut worried about the resurgence of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe:
Three Connecticut tribes that were denied federal recognition are hoping to get another shot if the Bureau of Indian Affairs rewrites its regulations.
Tribal critics in Connecticut say they will fight proposed changes to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.