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Schaghticoke case in hands of U.S. Supreme Court


The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has put the fate of its case for sovereign recognition in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, the last stand in a judicial struggle that has jangled nerves here and in Hartford for the past 15 years. The small tribe, which makes its official home on a 400-acre reservation in Kent, has exhausted all other judicial avenues in its quest to overturn a 2005 decision by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs