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Carney: Where Are Natives Weighing In On Proposed Name Ban?
The Massachusetts legislation is holding a hearing Tuesday morning regarding a proposed bill that would prohibit the use of Native American mascots by public schools. But at least one local tribe representative is more upset about being left out of the discussion than about the appropriation of Native names and imagery...
Vineyard To Get Casino?
Massachusetts spins the wheel on casino gaming and everyone wins but us. In case you missed it, a federal appeals court has decided that the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head can in fact open a gaming facility in the town of Aquinnah on Martha's Vineyard...
Vineyard Tribe Appeals
BOSTON (AP) — A native American tribe on Martha's Vineyard is appealing a federal judge's decision to block them from building a gambling hall on the famous resort island. The Aquinnah Wampanoag filed a notice of appeal with the U...
Martha's Vineyard Casino?
BOSTON (AP) _ A casino fight is brewing on bucolic Martha's Vineyard. The town of Aquinnah filed a request for a temporary restraining order Tuesday that would compel the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe to stop construction of a gambling hall on the famous resort island...
Island Gaming Hall
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) _ Officials in a Martha's Vineyard town are ordering an Indian tribe to stop construction work as it plans to turn a tribal community center into a gambling hall. The town of Aquinnah issued a cease and desist order to the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe late Monday...
Aquinnah Seeks Suit
A town on Martha's Vineyard and a local community association want to join the state's lawsuit seeking to block the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe's plans to build a gambling hall on the island. In motions filed late Thursday, the town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association petitioned to intervene in the state's suit, which is currently in U...