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QUIGLEY: ‘N.J. Native Americans should be recognized’

Assemblywoman Joan Quigley (D-Hudson/Bergen) had the following published in The Press of Atlantic City :

“New Jersey is home to three recognized Native American tribes – the Nanticoke Lenni Lenape, the Ramapough Lenape and Powhatan Renape. Yet, because the state has not given the tribes official recognition, they are denied federal benefits that recognized tribes in other states receive…”