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n. pl. Pequot or Pe·quots
1. A member of a Native American people of eastern Connecticut. The Pequot and the Mohegan were the same people until the Mohegan broke away under Uncas in the early 1600s.
2. The Algonquian language of the Pequot, dialectally related to Mohegan and Montauk.

Pe′quot adj.
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The casino, officially called Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise, which is wholly owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, has had major financial troubles.
The company said that these new contracts include projects to be completed for University of California Davis, Los Medanos College, Sutter Health, Enfield Police Department, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Toms River Police Department, National Grid, Duquesne Light, Constellation Energy, Peoples Natural Gas, Taubman Centers, Columbia Soil & Water Conservation District, Siemens, Milford Police Department, University of Connecticut, Avon Water Company, University of Massachusetts and Kiewit Corporation.
section] 7-169(i) (1974), invalidated by Mashantucket Pequot Tribe v.
In hopes of making a contribution to more established Native American leadership theory, this study examined the leadership perspective of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe located in northeastern United States.
For example, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe established the
Under the leadership of the legendary sachem Robin Cassasinamon, those Pequots placed under the rule of the Mohegans were in 1666 granted a three-thousand-acre reservation at the headwaters of the Mystic River and became known as the Western or Mashantucket Pequot Tribe.
He was smart enough to negotiate a piece of the action from the gambling industry sponsors of a reinvented Mashantucket Pequot tribe.
Federal legislation approved the settlement and extended recognition to the Mashantucket Pequot tribe.
Hayward, but I would not like the readers of this review to be left with just the notion that there is only negative information out there regarding the man who is primarily responsible for the revitalization and federal recognition of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe.
According to a company spokesperson, Hartford Ballet has the right to use the production, which was funded by a $500,000 grant from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which opened Foxwoods Resort Casino five years ago, is the largest revenue provider to the state after the federal government.
Now the tribes are in the game of political giving: The Mashantucket Pequot tribe, which runs the Foxwoods casino in Connecticut, has given both political parties more than $1 million in federal soft money since 1993.