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Schaghticoke case in hands of U.S. Supreme Court

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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