QUIGLEY: ‘Recognize three N.J. Indian tribes’

Assemblywoman Joan Quigley (D-Hudson/Bergen) had the following published in The Gloucester County Times :

“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…”