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Tribe To Connecticut: You Owe Us $610M For Taking Our Land

The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land. The lawsuit filed in Hartford Superior Court says Connecticut took 2,000 acres of tribal land between 1801 to 1918 and never compensated the […]