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Narragansett Tribe to discuss school dance incident

The chief sachem of the Narragansett Tribe will meet with school officials in Chariho, Rhode Island, to discuss a school dance incident that has raised allegations of racism.

Chariho High School senior Na'Keesha Brown and her group of young Narragansetts were denied entry to the dance. School officials say the group was late but Brown says they were discriminated against.

Chief Matthew Thomas's daughter was one of those denied entry.

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Indian, Chariho officials to discuss claim teen was barred from school dance (The Providence Journal 2/11)

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