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2020 Tribal Council Election

The 2020 Tribal Council election has been postponed due to coronavirus. Nominations will take place at the Tribal Membership meeting on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020. The election will take place at the Tribal Membership meeting on Saturday, October 24th, 2020.

Eligibility criteria will still be based on attendance at Tribal Membership meetings from March 2019- March 2020 and the term for all open positions will run from October 2020- July 2023.

07/25/2020- Annual Membership Meeting

For Members Only: The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation Annual Membership meeting will be held on the reservation on Saturday July 25, 2020 at 10:30am, rain or shine. Masks and social distancing will be required. Lunch will be provided by the tribe.

The tribe has a limited amount of Census T-shirts for members present at the meeting on a first come basis.

Elections have been postponed and the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation Annual Pow Wow is canceled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Stay safe and well.

06/13/2020- Census T-Shirt Giveaway

Brenda Geer will be handing out Census T-Shirts on the reservation on Saturday, June 13th from 10-11am.

Please bring a Picture ID as shirts will only be given to those that are present and on the tribal rolls.
Shirts will be given out on a first come, first serve basis and are only available in adult sizes.

During this distribution, you MUST wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Thank You to our Donors

Notice to Donors:

Kutaputush-Thank you
Senator Cathy Osten and Representative Kate Rotella of Connecticut and neighboring communities and Darrell Waldron Executive Director of Rhode Island Indian Council for working with the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation to make and provide masks to protect us from the spread of the Coronavirus.

Working together we will stay safe and well.

With gratitude,

Katherine Sebastian Dring
Chairwoman
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation

Face Masks

The tribe has acquired homemade cloth masks for tribal members to help protect against the spread of coronavirus. If you would like one, please fill out the following form:
https://forms.gle/mA6uv3WLy1mPppfi6

If you are a first responder or are extremely vulnerable/exposed to coronavirus and need a N95 mask, please contact us via email at eptn1683@yahoo.com

Stay safe!

Assistance for Tribal Members due to impact of coronavirus

Notice to Tribal Members:

If you have been directly impacted
by health & safety orders to protect us from the coronavirus and need financial assistance with food, medical, dental, rent, or heat /electricity please fill out a CSBG application online or mail to

Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation
P.O. Box 208
North Stonington, CT

to request help from the tribe.

If you have already received assistance from CSBG this year, you may still be eligible for a gift certificate for food once a month.

Please call 211 for other food & family assistance programs.

Stay safe and well.

To download and mail in:

Fill it out online:

https://forms.gle/zZdBdx6s83fidJ3m6