Friday, April 2, 2010

Mashantucket Pequot's Former Tribal Council Chairman Reels Gets Civil Rights Nod From Quinnipiac Student Group

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Former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman Kenneth Reels was given the Thurgood Marshall Award by the Quinnipiac University’s Black Law Student Association.

Reels, currently the vice-chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Gaming Commission, received the award on March 25 for exemplifying "the values of quality and civil rights for which Marshall fought."

Reels is also on the board of directors of the Native American Bancorporation.