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Vermont Recognizes Abenaki
Monday, 05/07/12
At a ceremony outside the Statehouse Monday, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a bill recognizing the Missisquoi band from the Swanton area and the Koasek band from the Newbury area.
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Recognizing Vermont's Abenaki
Tuesday, 05/08/12
By Jane Lindholm
We look at what affect state recognition of the Abenaki tribes might have on federal recognition, revisit the Maurice Sendak collection at Dartmouth and get a preview of the VPT series, "The Governors."
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Vermont Recognizes Two Abenaki Tribes
Friday, 04/22/11
By John Dillon
After years of fighting to be recognized, some members of the Abenaki Indian community have been officially  acknowledged in Vermont. Governor Peter Shumlin signed bills on Friday that grants state recognition to the Elnu Abenaki and the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki nation.
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Voices In The Week's News
Friday, 03/19/10
By Ric Cengeri
The state was at odds with the EPA and Rutland aldermen losing confidence in their police chief were among the top stories this week.
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Senate Approves Abenaki Recognition
Thursday, 03/18/10
By Bob Kinzel
The Vermont Senate has unanimously approved legislation that's designed to expand state recognition to various Bands of the Abenaki Indian tribe. Supporters of the bill say it will allow the Bands to take full advantage of a variety of federal programs.
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