Dept. of Interior

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Can Move Ahead With Casino
The federal government has placed Mashpee Wampanoag tribal lands in trust as a reservation, paving the way for the Cape Cod tribe to begin construction of a casino in Taunton.
The U.S. Department of Interior's designation was published in the federal register on Friday, less than two months after the…
Feds Hold Tribal Recognition Hearing In Mashpee
American Indians attending a Tuesday hearing at the Mashpee Wampanoag community center on Cape Cod said they support the federal government's plan to make it easier for tribes to gain federal recognition.
But the tribal representatives, from New Jersey, Virginia, Missouri, New England and elsewh…