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NJ Says History Shows It Never Formally Recognized Tribe

Law360 (May 17, 2018, 6:09 PM EDT) -- New Jersey’s attorney general on Wednesday told a federal judge that a push by the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation for an early win on its allegations that the state improperly refused to recognize the tribe should fail, saying history proved its view of the tribe was consistent.

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said a review of the state’s history shows it never took back its recognition of the tribe, arguing instead that it never formally recognized it in the first place. Plus, the tribe’s...
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NANTICOKE LENNI-LENAPE TRIBAL NATION v. LOUGY


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1:15-cv-05645

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

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Renee Marie Bumb

Date Filed

July 20, 2015

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