Story by Jack McCaaorron
WASHINGTON CT -- Northwestern Connecticut is rich with Native American history and culture. Multiple renowned lakes in the area have been named after leaders of Native American tribes who lived in the region years ago, such as Lake Waramaug, and Lake Lillinonah. This makes the area a perfect location for the Institute For American Indian Studies in Washington, Connecticut.
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