Peabody Museum Exhibit Pairs Tribal Members With Wampanoag Artifacts
Louisa Hufstader
Three members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) are among seven Wampanoag tribal members whose voices guide a virtual exhibit that opens today at the Harvard University Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
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Town, Tribe Square Off Before High Court Panel
Noah Asimow
The town of Aquinnah and Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) were back in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit Monday morning.
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Tribe, Town Return to Court Over Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow
More than a year after a U.S. District Court ruling halted construction on a proposed Wampanoag bingo hall in Aquinnah, the town and tribe will face off in court again.
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Abrupt Action by Federal Government Puts Mashpee Casino Project in Jeopardy
Noah Asimow
A recent decision by the federal government to take some 300 acres of Mashpee Wampanoag land out of federal trust does not affect the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), but it speaks volumes about the political climate currently facing native peoples across the country, tribal chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais said this week
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Tribe Plans to Build Public Safety Facility
Noah Asimow

Asserting its sovereignty, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has taken preliminary steps to build its own public safety facility on tribal land.

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Tribal Attorneys Argue Forcefully for Gaming Rights in U.S. Appeals Court
Noah Asimow
The Wampanoag Tribe is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge who said the tribe must obtain local and state building permits before it can build a class II gaming facility.
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Holiday Meal Origins Hold Some Hard Truths
Will Sennott
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, two members of the Wampanoag Tribe held a gathering on Saturday entitled The Thanksgiving Myth Busted.
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Wampanoag Tribal Elections are Sunday
Noah Asimow
Incumbent chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Cheryl Andrews-Maltais will face a write-in challenge from newcomer Kevin Devine.
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Wampanoag Exhibit Reveals Hard Truths of History
Holly Pretsky
Every year, a new chapter has been added to “Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History, a recurring exhibit at the Aquinnah Cultural Center.
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Powwow Celebrates Tribal Heritage, Traditions
Noah Asimow

Every year, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) gathers for its annual powwow — a festive two-day celebration of tribal heritage.

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