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Federal Recognition
Mashpee Wampanoags see support for recognition


The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is seeing support for its federal recognition.

The tribe won preliminary approval on March 31. Since then, several towns on Cape Cod have passed non-binding resolution in support of the tribe's case.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finalizing its decision on the tribe in March 2008.

Get the Story:
Wampanoag see support, no hostility (The Cape Cod Times 5/8)

BIA Decision
Summary under the Criteria for the Proposed Finding on the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, Inc. (March 31, 2006)

Relevant Documents:
Summary of Acknowledgment Cases | R. Lee Fleming Declaration

Only on Indianz.Com:
Federal Recognition Database V2.0 (May 2005)

Relevant Links:
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe - http://mashpeewampanoagtribe.com

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