Current Press About the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will host a social gathering Saturday in honor of Alice Lopez, a longtime housing advocate who helped pave the way for a low-income development project that recently received state backing.
Learning a new language has long been a requirement at most American high schools. While the typical offerings include Spanish, French, and Latin, in Mashpee, a small group of students is taking on a language that hasn’t been spoken fluently in centuries. WCAI’s Kathryn Eident has more on the Wôpanâak Language class at Mashpee High School.
Some 200 Native Americans living in the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will have fresh socks for the new year, as well as other goods, thanks to the efforts of one 7th grader at Mashpee Middle/High School.
MASHPEE — Collaboration between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and Mashpee Public Schools promises to increase next year, as the two groups have outlined a number of steps aimed at further integrating Native American and Wampanoag education into the district’s curriculum.
Both Mashpee’s boys and girls basketball teams currently have members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on their rosters. The Tribe has had representation on all four state-champion football teams, and many other Falcons teams have also had tribal members.
Bryson Hendricks is still living up to his moniker as the “Little Warrior.”
The 2-year-old member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has been battling a rare disease known as CD40 ligand deficiency.