Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

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The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc., formerly known as the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Mashpee, Massachusetts

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Recognized in 2007, they are headquartered in Mashpee on Cape Cod.
It is the site of the headquarters and most members of the federally recognized Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, one of two Wampanoag.

Wampanoag

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The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc., formerly known as the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts. The historic Algonquian-speaking Wampanoag were the native people encountered by the English colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head in Massachusetts are Federally recognized, and the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Namasket (or Nemasket) Pokanoket Band, and Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe (Pokonoket) are recognized by the State of Massachusetts.

List of federally recognized tribes in the United States

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The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc., formerly known as the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts.

Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head

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The other tribe is the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha's Vineyard.
This plan included negotiating with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe for a casino to be developed in Taunton, Massachusetts, which the tribe had acquired.

William Apess

William Appess
When William Apess, a Pequot Methodist preacher, helped the Mashpee Wampanoag lead a peaceful protest in 1837 against the overseers, who did not protect the Wampanoag from colonists stealing their wood, the governor threatened a military response.
Hearing their grievances against white overseers and settlers who stole their wood, he helped organize what was called the Mashpee Revolt of 1833-34.

Cedric Cromwell

In 2009 the tribe elected council member Cedric Cromwell to the position of council chair and president.
Cedric Cromwell, also known as Qaqeemasq (or Running Bear) in Wôpanâak, is the Tribal Council Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Kevin A. Ring

Kevin Ring
Led by its chairman Shawn Hendricks, who was elected to succeed Marshall, tribe representatives worked with Abramoff's lobbyist colleague Kevin A. Ring to pursue a plan to develop Indian gaming, as this seemed a route to generate revenues to help the tribe take care of its people.
He said, "I'm sorry the clients for whom I worked have had to endure the enormous emotional and financial burden", though he was still working for said clients, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Deval Patrick

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It had gained the political support of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, and former Massachusetts Congressman Bill Delahunt, who is working as a lobbyist to represent the casino project.
Casino gaming lobbying in Massachusetts has also received scrutiny for associations with the Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal and efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to secure rights to a casino outside the legal framework of the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Carcieri v. Salazar

They challenged the land-into-trust deal, citing Carcieri v. Salazar (2009), a US Supreme Court decision saying that the government could not take land into trust for tribes recognized after the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act.
In 2015, the BIA approved the taking of 321 acres of land in Taunton, Massachusetts, into federal trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.

Massachusetts

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The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc., formerly known as the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, is one of two federally recognized tribes of Wampanoag people in Massachusetts.

Martha's Vineyard

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The other tribe is the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Martha's Vineyard.

Algonquian languages

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The historic Algonquian-speaking Wampanoag were the native people encountered by the English colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century.

Settler

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The historic Algonquian-speaking Wampanoag were the native people encountered by the English colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century.

Massachusetts Bay Colony

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The historic Algonquian-speaking Wampanoag were the native people encountered by the English colonists of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the seventeenth century.

Missionary

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English colonists began to settle the area of present-day Mashpee, Massachusetts in 1658 with the assistance of the missionary Richard Bourne, from the neighboring town of Sandwich.

Sandwich, Massachusetts

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English colonists began to settle the area of present-day Mashpee, Massachusetts in 1658 with the assistance of the missionary Richard Bourne, from the neighboring town of Sandwich.

King Philip's War

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Following the Wampanoag defeat in King Philip's War (1675–1676), those on the mainland were resettled with the Sakonnet in present-day Rhode Island.

Sakonnet

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Following the Wampanoag defeat in King Philip's War (1675–1676), those on the mainland were resettled with the Sakonnet in present-day Rhode Island.

Rhode Island

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Following the Wampanoag defeat in King Philip's War (1675–1676), those on the mainland were resettled with the Sakonnet in present-day Rhode Island.

Nauset

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Other Wampanoag and the Nauset were forced to settle in the praying towns, such as Mashpee, in Barnstable County on Cape Cod.

Praying town

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Other Wampanoag and the Nauset were forced to settle in the praying towns, such as Mashpee, in Barnstable County on Cape Cod.

Barnstable County, Massachusetts

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Other Wampanoag and the Nauset were forced to settle in the praying towns, such as Mashpee, in Barnstable County on Cape Cod.

Indian reservation

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The colonists designated Mashpee on Cape Cod as the largest Native American reservation in Massachusetts.

Plantation (settlement or colony)

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In 1763, the British Crown designated Mashpee as a plantation of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, against the will of the Wampanoag.

American Revolutionary War

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Following the American Revolutionary War, the town in 1788 revoked Mashpee self-government, which European-American officials considered a failure.