May 2018 Mittark

Senator Elizabeth Warren Visits Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe


Members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe waited in the rotunda area inside the main entrance of the Wampanoag Government/Community Center building on Great Neck Road South on Saturday afternoon, April 21 for the arrival of Senator Elizabeth A. Warren.

The Senator’s car pulled up right on time at 3 PM. She shook the hands of the members who met her and was offered many hugs, as she greeted each person individually before being escorted to the Wampanoag Health Service Unit for a tour.

The purpose of Senator Warren’s visit was to tour the health service facility, and participate in a roundtable discussion (which was closed to media) on the Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency (CARE) Act which she and Representative Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland) introduced this week.

Chairman's Column


Greetings Tribal Family,

I wanted to bring awareness of a recent correspondence Tribal Council received from the Town of Mashpee Board of Selectmen regarding legislative bills sponsored in both the U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate essentially emphasizing what is already in place; "Reaffirming our Reservation."  As it appears, the Town is concerned that specific language related to the Inter-Governmental...


Tribe and Keating Allay Mashpee’s Concerns over Legislative Fix


U.S. Rep. William Keating, D-Mass., and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Chairman Cedric Cromwell have responded to concerns outlined in a letter from Mashpee selectmen about federal legislation aimed at reaffirming the tribe’s reservation, saying the bill would further protect commitments between the two governments.

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