Land-in-trust

Feds Takes Tribal Lands In Mashpee And Taunton In Trust
(Associated Press)  -  The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe says the federal government has taken ownership of tribal lands in Mashpee and Taunton and placed the properties into trust for the tribe's benefit.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell said Thursday the tribe&apos…
Taunton And Tribal Officials Celebrate Land-In-Trust Decision
Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and Taunton city officials on Monday touted the economic benefits of a $500 million casino the tribe hopes to build in the southeastern Massachusetts city.
Mayor Thomas Hoye said the city would see at least $8 million annually from casino revenues and have the casino operator …
Mashpee Wampanoags Win Land In Trust For Taunton Casino
The federal government has committed to acquiring over 300 acres of land into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, a critical step as the tribe seeks to build a resort casino.
The surprise late Friday approval marks the first lands federally designated for the Cape Cod-based tribe whose ancestors e…
Wampanoag Casino Compact Gets Approval From Feds
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has gotten a green light to pursue a casino in Massachusetts after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs opted to take no action to block a revised casino compact with the state.
 
    The bureau had rejected an earlier agreement.
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