The Vermont Legislature is considering a bill that would exempt property owned by state-recognized Native American tribes from property taxes

The Vermont Legislature is considering a bill that would exempt property owned by state-recognized Native American tribes from property taxes and recognize that Vermont lands “are the historic and current territories of the Western Abenaki people.” The legislation, which won preliminary approval in the Senate on Friday, states that “stewardship of these lands was removed from the Abenaki by European governments and settlers” and acknowledges “the Abenaki people as the traditional land caretakers of Ndakinna (En-DAH-kee-nah), which includes parts of Vermont, New England, and Quebec.

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