First Gay Head Powwow for 250 Years is Held
Vineyard Gazette
The first powwow to be held on Gay Head since the days of King Philip took place in that town last night, and the flavor and spirit of those ancient days was revived so far as possible when Lorenzo Jeffers was made chief of the tribe. Dressed in full Indian regalia, with a war bonnet on his head, but unaccompanied by the sound of the war drums or the spectacle of Indians dancing in the flickering flames of a bonfire, Rev. Leonard C.
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Wampanoag Council: Tribe Organizes to Protect Gay Head’s Future
Vineyard Gazette
To assure that the identity of the Vineyard’s Indians, their history, culture and tribal lands will be preserved, a Wampanoag Tribal Council of Gay Head was organized on Saturday, and Mrs. James R. Gentry elected its president.
 
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Future of Casino Still a Question Mark for Wampanoag Tribe
Looming over the Wampanoag tribe’s immediate future is the fate of a vacant parcel near its tribal headquarters, the proposed site for a 10,000-square-foot electronic bingo parlor.
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Tribe Presses in Court Over Aquinnah Property Access
A move by a Delaware bank to foreclose on a small property in Aquinnah has opened up a new front in the Wampanoag tribe’s continuing efforts to assert its rights as a sovereign nation.
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Appeals Court Denies Tribe's Request to Rehear Casino Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals First Circuit has denied the Wampanoag Tribe’s request to rehear a case that requires it to obtain building permits before beginning construction on a bingo hall in the town of Aquinnah.

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Tribe Petitions Federal Court to Re-Hear Appeal
Attorneys for the Wampanoag tribe have asked U.S. Court of Appeals to re-hear their appeal in the legal dispute with the town of Aquinnah over building permits for the planned bingo hall.
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Aquinnah Selectmen Look to Restart Discussions with Tribe
Aquinnah town leaders looked to reset the cards in their dealings with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Tuesday.
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U.S. Court of Appeals Upholds Town in Casino Case
In a pivotal decision, the high court upheld a lower court ruling that requires the Wampanoag tribe to obtain building permits for a planned bingo hall in Aquinnah.
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Tribe-Town Case Over Casino Stays Stalled After Death of Judge
The death of a longtime U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals judge has left a high-stakes case involving a proposed Aquinnah Wampanoag gaming facility on the Island in limbo.
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Moose Meat Helps Replenish Food Pantry at Wampanoag Tribe
It started as a brief conversation between state environmental police Lt. Col. Patrick Moran and Bret Stearns, the natural resource officer for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head.
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