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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.

Filed Under: Education
Wampanoag student at Harvard known for poetry in languages (09/17)
A Wampanoag man who was the last Indian student at Harvard College during the colonial era is being remembered as a skilled poet.

Filed Under: National
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe breaks ground on housing project (09/16)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts broke ground on its first housing project since gaining federal recognition.

Filed Under: Education
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe donates traditional canoe to NMAI (09/05)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is donating a traditional canoe to the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Beatrice Vanderhoop Gentry, oldest Aquinnah member, passes (07/10)
Beatrice Vanderhoop Gentry, the oldest member of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts, died on Sunday.

Filed Under: National
Dancers from Bermuda connect to tribal heritage at powwow (07/08)
Dancers from Bermuda took part in the 92nd annual Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe powwow in Massachusetts.

Filed Under: National | Politics
First White House Council meeting expected this summer (06/28)
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell expects to hold the first meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs this summer.

Filed Under: National
Meet Native America: Jonathan Perry, Aquinnah Wampanoag (06/20)
The National Museum of the American Indian continues its Meet Native America series with Jonathan Perry, a council member for the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Law
Authorities investigate brutal murder of Wampanoag woman (06/13)
Authorities are investigating the murder of a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe welcomes land-into-trust rule (05/30)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is praising a proposed rule that will address land-into-trust appeals. The rule eliminates a 30-day waiting period when the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust...

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