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Filed Under: Environment
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe signs agreement for burial sites (05/19)
The federal and state governments will consult with the tribe on projects that affect burial grounds and other important sites.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vice chair a 'hero' for language work (04/07)
Jessie 'Little Doe' Baird single-handedly revived a language that hadn't been spoken on a regular basis in hundreds of years.

Filed Under: Law
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe blames youth for arrests at event (03/23)
Local police responded to a 'large disturbance' at the tribe's 19th annual ball.

Filed Under: Business
Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (02/19)
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Filed Under: Politics
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reports results of council election (02/10)
Four newcomers won their re-election bids while two newcomers won seats on the council.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Massachusetts court rules in Wampanoag land access case (01/14)
The decision comes in a long-running dispute involving ancestral Wampanoag lands.

Filed Under: National
PRI: Exhibit tells story of Indian men sold into slavery in 1600s (11/17)
Squanto, who later greeted the Pilgrims in Massachusetts, had been captured and sold into slavery.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Thanksgiving vs. the National Day of Mourning (11/13)
Nipmuc author Larry Spotted Crow Mann explores the National Day of Mourning in a new book.

Filed Under: National
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't host group at Thanksgiving (11/07)
The visit had been announced by YoNasDa LoneWolf Hill, the granddaughter of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Fear of witches and Indians in Massachusetts (09/10)
Julianne Jennings explores the connection between the fear of Indians and the Salem witchcraft trials.

Filed Under: Education
Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (08/26)
The school plans to start classes with kindergarten and first-grade students.

Filed Under: Recognition
BIA holds final in-person meeting on federal recognition reform (07/29)
Two more public meetings and two more tribal consultations will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA extends comment period on federal recognition regulation (07/25)
Comments are being accepted until September 30 and two more tribal consultation sessions and two more public meetings will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: Opinion
Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Thank Indian veterans for America (07/23)
Larry Spotted Crow Mann says America owes its existence to tribal warriors who have been defending their homelands since the earliest wars.

Filed Under: National
WCAI: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't join Plymouth 400 (07/22)
Organization wants tribal input but some are balking at the upcoming commemoration.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (07/21)
Researcher argues that warfare, not disease imported by European settlers, was the real cause for genocide.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Chief Masconomet finally rests in peace in homelands (07/07)
Chief Masconomet finally received a proper burial in 1933, 355 years after his death.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (04/18)
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Politics
Sen. Warren addresses Native American controversy in book (04/17)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is speaking about her Native American identity controversy for the first time since the 2012 campaign.

Filed Under: Environment
Wind farm opposed by Wampanoag tribes secures more funds (02/27)
The developer of a wind farm opposed by two Massachusetts tribes secured $600 million in funding, putting the project closer to its $2.5 billion goal.

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