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April 2, 2012

Peqouts’ Revenge

By Jackson Henry —-

Palaucan learn a lesson or two about courage and nation building from the Pequots, an American Indian tribe nearly exterminated by war, poverty and out migration. Today, the Pequots are not only a proud and a wealthy tribe but, one of the biggest tax payers and employer in the US state of Connecticut. Their businesses include the Great Cedar Hotel, Spa at Norwich, MGM Grand and Foxwood Resort. Their tribal pride is embodied in their new Mashantucket Pequot Museum, which show cases their culture and serves as a symbolic edifice of their rise from adversity to great fortunes.

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