Cheryl Andrews-Maltais will return for a third term as chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).
Donald Widdiss and Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, both former chairmen, will compete for the top spot when the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) holds its election this weekend.
The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will receive nearly half a million dollars through an annual HUD grant for affordable housing.
A federal judge will not reconsider his recent ruling rejecting a bid by the Wampanoag tribe to build a casino in Aquinnah. The case is now expected to head to a formal appeal process.
As the Aquinnah tribe presses its case in federal court to open a gambling hall on the Island, it has been granted an extension to repay $1.1 million in federal funds used to build a community center that’s targeted for the casino.
The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will appeal a judge’s ruling denying it the right to operate a gambling hall in Aquinnah.
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