Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head

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.

Tribe-Town Case Over Casino Stays Stalled After Death of Judge

The death of a longtime U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals judge has left a high-stakes case involving a proposed Aquinnah Wampanoag gaming facility on the Island in limbo.

Moose Meat Helps Replenish Food Pantry at Wampanoag Tribe

It started as a brief conversation between state environmental police Lt. Col. Patrick Moran and Bret Stearns, the natural resource officer for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head.

Peabody Museum Exhibit Pairs Tribal Members With Wampanoag Artifacts

Three members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) are among seven Wampanoag tribal members whose voices guide a virtual exhibit that opens today at the Harvard University Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Town, Tribe Square Off Before High Court Panel

The town of Aquinnah and Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) were back in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit Monday morning.

Tribe, Town Return to Court Over Bingo Hall

More than a year after a U.S. District Court ruling halted construction on a proposed Wampanoag bingo hall in Aquinnah, the town and tribe will face off in court again.

Abrupt Action by Federal Government Puts Mashpee Casino Project in Jeopardy

A recent decision by the federal government to take some 300 acres of Mashpee Wampanoag land out of federal trust does not affect the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), but it speaks volumes about the political climate currently facing native peoples across the country, tribal chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais said this week

Tribe Plans to Build Public Safety Facility

Asserting its sovereignty, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has taken preliminary steps to build its own public safety facility on tribal land.

Tribal Attorneys Argue Forcefully for Gaming Rights in U.S. Appeals Court

The Wampanoag Tribe is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a ruling by a U.S. District Court judge who said the tribe must obtain local and state building permits before it can build a class II gaming facility.

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