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Tribes lash out at Trump administration for lapses in consultation
Environment | National | Politics
Tribes lash out at Trump administration for lapses in consultation (June 13, 2017)
The Trump administration is coming under heavy fire as the new leader of the Department of the Interior makes a highly-anticipated appearance before the nation's largest inter-tribal organization.

National Congress of American Indians opens mid-year conference
National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians opens mid-year conference (June 12, 2017)
The National Congress of American Indians will be hearing from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and other top Trump administration officials at its meeting in Connecticut this week.

Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital
Business
Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital (April 19, 2017)
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.

Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court
Law | National | Politics
Tribes enter a new era with conservative lean at Supreme Court (April 10, 2017)
After losing case after case, tribes hope they have finally found in a friend in Neil Gorsuch, hand-picked by President Donald Trump.

Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef
Business
Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef (March 29, 2017)
The Connecticut-based tribe continues efforts to diversify its economy.

Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates
National | Politics
Tribes in Connecticut sponsor cruise for Republican delegates (July 21, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wooing Democrats too.

Mohegan Tribe reaches deal to develop site of former hospital
Business
Mohegan Tribe reaches deal to develop site of former hospital (May 13, 2016)
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million in a project that would include office space, retail locations, entertainment options and possibly housing.

Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings
Business | Technology
Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings (April 22, 2016)
The tribe is actively engaged in new business ventures in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Mohegan Tribe opens first location of Smashburger in Rhode Island
Business
Mohegan Tribe opens first location of Smashburger in Rhode Island (January 20, 2016)
The tribe plans to open up to 16 locations of the popular burger chain in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Alice Soscia: Connecticut tribes share wealth with community
Opinion
Alice Soscia: Connecticut tribes share wealth with community (November 30, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribal Council are making headlines for their efforts to build a new casino and preserve Connecticut jobs, but at United Way, we know them as some of our most dedicated community partners.

New England tribes concerned about multi-state gas pipeline
Environment
New England tribes concerned about multi-state gas pipeline (November 12, 2015)
The tribes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island want to make sure ceremonial stone landscapes are not damaged or destroyed.

Mohegan Tribe swears in four council members following election
Politics
Mohegan Tribe swears in four council members following election (October 7, 2015)
Incumbents Mark Brown, Thayne Hutchins Jr. and Cheryl Todd are being joined by newcomer Joe Smith. All will serve four-year terms.

Mohegan Tribe elects incumbents and newcomer for council
Politics
Mohegan Tribe elects incumbents and newcomer for council (September 2, 2015)
Three incumbents and one newcomer won seats on the council.

Mohegan Tribe welcomes visitors to new sub shop in Connecticut
Business
Mohegan Tribe welcomes visitors to new sub shop in Connecticut (August 26, 2015)
The tribe will be opening 10 more locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe
Politics
Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe (August 20, 2015)
The tribe typically does not disclose much about its elections.

Young member of Mohegan Tribe directs key festival production
Arts & Entertainment | National
Young member of Mohegan Tribe directs key festival production (August 6, 2015)
Madeline Sayet was selected as a Champion of Change by the White House in 2011.

Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal
Law | Politics | Federal Recognition | Trust
Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal (April 20, 2015)
The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.

Mohegan Tribe announces another entry into restaurant industry
Business
Mohegan Tribe announces another entry into restaurant industry (April 14, 2015)
The tribe will open a new location of a gourmet food company on the reservation and will consider other locations.

Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders
Business | Law | National | Politics
Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (April 14, 2015)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.

Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises
Business
Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (February 19, 2015)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Column: Theories link Thanksgiving to 1637 Pequot massacre
Opinion
Column: Theories link Thanksgiving to 1637 Pequot massacre (November 21, 2014)
Some 700 people -- mainly women and children -- were killed at a Pequot village in Connecticut were killed on May 26, 1637.

Mohegan Tribe purchases more wood pellet production facilities
Business
Mohegan Tribe purchases more wood pellet production facilities (September 30, 2014)
The acquisition is part of the tribe's bid to diversify its economic development holdings.

Mohegan Tribe to open first Smashburger location in December
Business
Mohegan Tribe to open first Smashburger location in December (September 16, 2014)
The restaurant is part of the tribe's economic diversification effort.

Mohegan Tribe set to acquire team in National Lacrosse League
Business | National | Sports
Mohegan Tribe set to acquire team in National Lacrosse League (August 5, 2014)
The official announcement will be made at a press conference on Wednesday.

Mohegan Tribe breaks ground on first of 15 chain restaurants
Business
Mohegan Tribe breaks ground on first of 15 chain restaurants (July 23, 2014)
The 9,000 square-foot eatery is due to open in March 2015.

Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings
Business
Mohegan Tribe continues efforts to diversify economic holdings (July 15, 2014)
The tribe is launching a digital office technology business.

Mohegan Tribe to bring 16 Smashburger locations to Northeast
Business
Mohegan Tribe to bring 16 Smashburger locations to Northeast (June 6, 2014)
Tribe continues to diversify its economic holdings.

Mohegan Tribe diversifies economy with wood pellet factories
Business
Mohegan Tribe diversifies economy with wood pellet factories (May 30, 2014)
Tribal subsidiary to produce wood pellets for home use.

Mohegan Tribe finalizes law enforcement agreement in state
Law
Mohegan Tribe finalizes law enforcement agreement in state (May 29, 2014)
Tribal officers can arrest non-Indians and can enforce state law.

BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH  Act applications
National
BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH Act applications (April 10, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.

Mohegan Tribe elects veteran Kevin Brown as   new chairman
Politics
Mohegan Tribe elects veteran Kevin Brown as new chairman (October 8, 2013)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has a new chairman.

Some tribes offer   employment benefits for same-sex couples
Business | National
Some tribes offer employment benefits for same-sex couples (September 3, 2013)
Some tribes are offering benefits to employees with same-sex partners

Connecticut bill authorizes tribal police to arrest non-Indians
Law | Politics
Connecticut bill authorizes tribal police to arrest non-Indians (February 22, 2013)
A bill in the Connecticut Legislature will allow tribal police officers to arrest non-Indians on reservation. TheMashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe support the bill. The tribe will...

Mashantucket Tribe won't manage child care center anymore
National
Mashantucket Tribe won't manage child care center anymore (September 25, 2012)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is handing management of its child care center to a third-party, The New London Day reports. The Mashantucket Child Development Center provides services...

Column: Mohegan soldier used tribal knowledge on battlefield
Opinion
Column: Mohegan soldier used tribal knowledge on battlefield (August 6, 2012)
"A war hero seemed to be far ahead of his time when he offered insects for his fellow downed crew members to eat. Harold Albert Tantaquidgeon was born on June...

Mohegan Tribe entered confidentiality agreement with developer
Environment
Mohegan Tribe entered confidentiality agreement with developer (June 18, 2012)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut entered into a confidentiality agreement with the developers of a proposed housing project on a sacred site, The New London Day reports. Vladimir "Vlad" and...

Public airs concerns about 'cultural boundary' for Mohegan Tribe
Environment
Public airs concerns about 'cultural boundary' for Mohegan Tribe (June 15, 2012)
A public hearing on a housing development became the focus of complaints about the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The 120-unit project would located on property that belonged to Uncas, who...

Bruce Bozsum: Developer holding Mohegan sacred site hostage
Opinion
Bruce Bozsum: Developer holding Mohegan sacred site hostage (June 14, 2012)
"It has been widely known for decades that this property has significant historic preservation and cultural value to the Mohegan Tribe. In past years, the developer of the housing project...

Opinion: Concerns over Mohegan Tribe and 'cultural boundary'
Opinion
Opinion: Concerns over Mohegan Tribe and 'cultural boundary' (June 11, 2012)
"I urge all to attend the public hearing, “An Environmental Impact Evaluation/Environmental Assessment.” It will be held Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. at Montville Town Hall. This meeting is...

Mohegan Tribe worried about housing project on historic sites
Environment
Mohegan Tribe worried about housing project on historic sites (May 16, 2012)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is worried that a housing development will harm historic sites. The 120-unit project includes property that belonged to Uncas, a tribal official said. Uncas led...

BIA approves  land-into-trust application for  Mohegan Tribe
Law | Trust
BIA approves land-into-trust application for Mohegan Tribe (March 14, 2012)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust application for the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The application covers about 35 acres. That would bring the tribe's total trust land...

Mohegan Tribe holds swearing-in ceremony for   council seats
Politics
Mohegan Tribe holds swearing-in ceremony for council seats (October 5, 2011)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut held a swearing-in ceremony for four council members. Thayne D. Hutchins Jr., Mark F. Brown and Cheryl Todd were re-elected to the council on August...

Column: Tahnee Robinson striving to become a role model
Opinion | Sports
Column: Tahnee Robinson striving to become a role model (May 19, 2011)
"One story is tattooed to her left shoulder. The other she carries in her heart. Where an athlete's heritage ends and life story begins is not always easy to...

Tahnee Robinson to make debut  on  Connecticut Sun team
National | Sports
Tahnee Robinson to make debut on Connecticut Sun team (May 19, 2011)
Tahnee Robinson, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, will make her WNBA debut tonight. Robinson is the first Native American player in the WNBA. And her...

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