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Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA issues long-awaited update to federal recognition process (06/29)
The final rule does not include a controversial provision that would have allowed groups to submit new petitions.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Wampanoag artist embodies funk and jazz (06/09)
Julianne Jennings shares some of the accomplishments of Morgan James Peters, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe who is a jazz/funk/folklore artist and a professor.

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: 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.

Filed Under: Politics
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reports result of council election (02/10)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts held a council election on Sunday and women continue to represent a majority of the leadership.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge hears Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election lawsuit (01/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: National
President Obama issues proclamation for Thanksgiving Day (11/27)
President Barack Obama issued the following proclamation for Thanksgiving Day 2013.<

Filed Under: Politics
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to hold election for chairman post (11/08)
Members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will go to the polls on November 17 to elect a chairman.

Filed Under: Education
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to start language immersion school (11/07)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts plans to open a language immersion school in 2015.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Billionaire battles wind energy project off Massachusetts coast (10/23)
William Koch, a wealthy businessman who is ranked as the 122nd richest person in the US, is battling controversial wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts.

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