Wampanoag of Aquinnah

Patrick Signs Casino Compact With Mashpee Wampanoags
Leaders of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe say they're confident a revised casino compact with Massachusetts will be approved by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
 
    Gov. Deval Patrick signed the compact Friday in a brief Statehouse ceremony.
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Patrick To Meet With Wampanoag Of Aquinnah On Casino Plan
Gov. Deval Patrick says he plans to meet with leaders of the Wampanoag of Aquinnah but does not anticipate a change in the state's position that the Martha's Vineyard-based tribe is ineligible for casino gambling.
 Tribal chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais announced this week that the t…