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'You're gonna have a lot of trouble': Judge trashes Trump over changes in tribal homelands policy
'You're gonna have a lot of trouble': Judge trashes Trump over changes in tribal homelands policy (May 20, 2020)

A federal judge trashed the Trump administration for changing course on Indian Country homelands policy during the worst public health crisis in decades.


Chairman of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces recall election in September
Chairman of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces recall election in September (August 19, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been in turmoil following the Trump administration's refusal to stand up for the tribe's land rights.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe defeats bid to move homelands lawsuit to another court
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe defeats bid to move homelands lawsuit to another court (June 25, 2019)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is battling the Trump administration in a lawsuit that will stay in the nation's capital.


Leader of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces recall election
Leader of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe faces recall election (May 27, 2019)

A recall petition against Chairman Cedric Cromwell of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been certified.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe said to rebuke chairman as financial situation worsens
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe said to rebuke chairman as financial situation worsens (January 25, 2019)

Things are not looking good for the People of the First Light, whose homelands are in danger of being taken out of trust by the Trump administration.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues fight for homelands
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues fight for homelands (November 28, 2018)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been dealt a major setback, nearly 400 years after helping the Pilgrims survive.


'Termination is here': Tribes rally against Trump administration
'Termination is here': Tribes rally against Trump administration (November 14, 2018)

Tribal leaders are calling on Congress to repudiate the Trump administration in light of recent decisions that undermine the federal government's trust relationship.


National Congress of American Indians unites in face of termination threat
National Congress of American Indians unites in face of termination threat (October 24, 2018)

Indian Country continues to stand behind the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, whose homelands are slated to be taken out of trust by the Trump administration.


'Land is not lawfully in trust': Opponents seek action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
'Land is not lawfully in trust': Opponents seek action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (September 12, 2018)

Indian Country is entering uncharted territory with the Trump administration's move to take a tribe's reservation out of trust.


Trump administration takes Indian Country back to termination era
Trump administration takes Indian Country back to termination era (September 10, 2018)

Less than two months into the job, the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has set an ominous tone for tribal nations.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting on Trump administration
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting on Trump administration (August 28, 2018)

The federal government hasn't taken an Indian nation's land out of trust since the termination era and one tribe hopes it stays that way.


'First time since termination era': Tribe's trust land remains at risk in Trump era
'First time since termination era': Tribe's trust land remains at risk in Trump era (July 25, 2018)

The Trump administration won't stand in the way of bipartisan legislation to protect the homelands of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe from litigation.


Witness list for hearing on tribal homelands and economic development bills
Witness list for hearing on tribal homelands and economic development bills (July 23, 2018)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on tribal homelands and economic development bills.


Outlook for tribal homelands remains bleak in the Trump era
Outlook for tribal homelands remains bleak in the Trump era (July 18, 2018)

Due to litigation, the Trump administration might be forced to do something unprecedented -- take a tribe's trust land out of trust.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe affirms election results after recount
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe affirms election results after recount (February 21, 2017)

Chairman Cedric Cromwell easily defeated his challenger while Vice Chairwoman Jessie Baird won re-election by four votes.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe heads to polls to choose slate of leaders
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe heads to polls to choose slate of leaders (February 2, 2017)

Five seats on the council, including the chair and vice chair position, are up for grabs.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe declares emergency over opioids
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe declares emergency over opioids (July 22, 2016)

At least 11 people -- all under of the age of 35 -- died after overdosing on opioids and two more deaths have been linked to drugs.


BIA formally declares reservation for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
BIA formally declares reservation for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (January 7, 2016)

Kevin Washburn made the historic decision on his second to last day as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrates land-into-trust decision
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrates land-into-trust decision (September 18, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is placing 321 acres in trust for the tribe in Massachusetts.


UNITY brings large group of Native youth to the nation's capital
UNITY brings large group of Native youth to the nation's capital (July 13, 2015)

More than 1,800 young Native Americans are in Washington, D.C, for the 39th annual United National Indian Tribal Youth conference.


Cedric Cromwell: Land-into-trust  ruling a threat to sovereignty
Cedric Cromwell: Land-into-trust ruling a threat to sovereignty (July 26, 2011)

"As Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, I am charged with assisting my people to recover from nearly four centuries of colonization and neglect. The Wampanoag Nation entered into a...