Mashpee Wampanoag princess not allowed to vote

The powwow princess of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts wasn't allowed to vote in elections on Sunday.

Brailyn “Bright Star” Frye and some her relatives were told they couldn't vote because their membership status is "pending. The 19-year-old the daughter of a tribal council member.

Frye's mother was seen having a verbal altercation with Chairman Shawn Hendricks as the election was taking place.

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