Kent prepares for new Schaghticoke recognition bid

KENT — There are concerns that the Schaghticoke Indians will once again seek federal recognition, which could lead to members demanding the return of tribal lands (primarily properties now owned by the town, the Kent School and Connecticut Light and Power) and to the possibility of a casino being opened in town.

Attorney Jeff Sienkiewicz attended a meeting of Kent’s Board of Selectmen on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 1, to share some history and give an update on what could happen in the year to come.

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