Welcome to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Court
483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee MA 02649
The mission of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Court is to exercise, to the maximum extent possible, the powers authorized by the Tribal Constitution. As a separate but equal branch of the Tribal government the court will fairly and without prejudice adjudicate all civil matters authorized by the Tribal Council including but not limited to appeals.
The Purpose of the Tribal Court is to serve all tribal members who have a civil complaint against another tribal person or entity. The Tribal Court allows for civil cases to be heard within a judicial process that reflects both tribal traditions and community standards for conflict resolution.
All individuals who appear before the tribal court are assured a fair, prompt, and impartial hearing that guarantees their rights as outlined by the Tribal Constitution. There are three types of courts as described below:
In addition to hearing civil cases, the Tribal Court is also working on several activities that will strengthen our judicial infrastructure.
Rules of Civil Procedure
Rules of Evidence
Appellate Rules of Civil Procedure
Policies and Procedures
Web site development
Facebook and Twitter Accounts
Tribal Court Guidebook for Tribal Members
Peacemaker Ethical Code