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Two take oaths as Mashantucket Pequot tribal councilors


Mashantucket — Two newly elected members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council began three-year terms Tuesday following an inauguration ceremony in the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.

Crystal Whipple and Merrill Reels were elected Nov. 6 in balloting among the tribe’s members.

The seven-member council governs the tribe and oversees its gaming enterprise, including Foxwoods Resort Casino. The other members are: Rodney Butler, chairman; Richard E. Sebastian, vice chairman; Jean Swift, treasurer; Roy Colebut-Ingram and Daniel Menihan Jr.


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