Feds: Reconsider Mashpee Wampanoag ruling

Tribe applauds Justice Department for challenging court decision

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION on Wednesday sought reconsideration of a federal court ruling that would strip the Mashpee Wampanoag of its tribal land in southeastern Massachusetts, according to the tribe, reigniting hope for the future of the tribe’s planned casino in Taunton. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell cheered the move(...)

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