Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head

Property Purchase by Tribe Puts an End to Land Court Dispute

A standoff between the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and a Delaware bank that had raised questions of tribal sovereignty has apparently ended.

Vineyard Tribe Applauds U.S. Interior Decision for Mashpee

The recent decision to reaffirm some 170 acres of land owned by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe as a federal trust is welcome news to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head.

Tribe Makes Bid for State Gaming License

With construction of a bingo hall in Aquinnah on indefinite hold, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has petitioned Gov. Charlie Baker to enter into formal negotiations for a full gaming license, including mobile sports betting.

Tribe Eyes Expansion in New Bedford

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is eyeing a building in New Bedford to expand its services and provide jobs to tribal members on the mainland, according to its monthly newsletter.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.