Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ousts Marshall as chair
Glenn Marshall was ousted as chairman of the newly recognized Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts on Monday night.

Marshall offered to resign in 30 days but the tribal council voted 10-1 to terminated him immediately. Vice chairman Shawn Hendricks will now serve as chairman.

Marshall relinquished his duties on Friday after admitting that he distorted his military record. News reports also confirmed that he was convicted of rape in 1981.

The tribe successfully completed the federal recognition process during Marshall's tenure. The tribe is submitting its first land-into-trust applications this week.

Get the Story:
Marshall resigns post as tribe leader (The Cape Cod Times 8/28)
Marshall scandal a 'setback for tribe,' lawmakers say (The Cape Cod Times 8/28)
Wampanoags Oust Embattled leader In Wake Of Medals Flap (The New London Day 8/28)
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Military Awards Expert Reports Marshall To FBI (The New London Day 8/28)
Mass. Tribe Council Ousts Chairman (AP 8/27)
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Mashpee Casino Agreement:
Intergovernmental Agreement (July 2007)

Relevant Documents:
DOI Final Determination | 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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