Federal Recognition
Judge dismisses unrecognized tribe's land claim

A federal judge has dismissed all remaining land claims of the unrecognized Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut.

The tribe sued for the return of hundreds of thousands of acres. But the case was delayed while the tribe's federal recognition petition was being considered.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs finally rejected the tribe in June 2004. The state moved to dismiss the land claim.

Get the Story:
Judge drops Golden Hill Paugussetts' land claims (AP 11/29)

Relevant Links:
Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe - http://paugussett.itgo.com
Friends of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe - http://www.paugussetts.com

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