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Filed Under: National
PRI: Exhibit tells story of Indian men sold into slavery in 1600s (11/17)
Squanto, who later greeted the Pilgrims in Massachusetts, had been captured and sold into slavery.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Thanksgiving vs. the National Day of Mourning (11/13)
Nipmuc author Larry Spotted Crow Mann explores the National Day of Mourning in a new book.

Filed Under: National
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't host group at Thanksgiving (11/07)
The visit had been announced by YoNasDa LoneWolf Hill, the granddaughter of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

Filed Under: Opinion
Julianne Jennings: Fear of witches and Indians in Massachusetts (09/10)
Julianne Jennings explores the connection between the fear of Indians and the Salem witchcraft trials.

Filed Under: Education
Proposal filed for Wampanoag language public charter school (08/26)
The school plans to start classes with kindergarten and first-grade students.

Filed Under: Recognition
BIA holds final in-person meeting on federal recognition reform (07/29)
Two more public meetings and two more tribal consultations will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA extends comment period on federal recognition regulation (07/25)
Comments are being accepted until September 30 and two more tribal consultation sessions and two more public meetings will be held over the phone.

Filed Under: Opinion
Larry Spotted Crow Mann: Thank Indian veterans for America (07/23)
Larry Spotted Crow Mann says America owes its existence to tribal warriors who have been defending their homelands since the earliest wars.

Filed Under: National
WCAI: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't join Plymouth 400 (07/22)
Organization wants tribal input but some are balking at the upcoming commemoration.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Warfare caused genocide among New England tribes (07/21)
Researcher argues that warfare, not disease imported by European settlers, was the real cause for genocide.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Chief Masconomet finally rests in peace in homelands (07/07)
Chief Masconomet finally received a proper burial in 1933, 355 years after his death.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (04/18)
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Politics
Sen. Warren addresses Native American controversy in book (04/17)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is speaking about her Native American identity controversy for the first time since the 2012 campaign.

Filed Under: Environment
Wind farm opposed by Wampanoag tribes secures more funds (02/27)
The developer of a wind farm opposed by two Massachusetts tribes secured $600 million in funding, putting the project closer to its $2.5 billion goal.

Filed Under: Politics
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reports result of council election (02/10)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts held a council election on Sunday and women continue to represent a majority of the leadership.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Nipmuc Nation sues BIA over federal recognition decision (01/27)
The Nipmuc Nation of Massachusetts is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Judge hears Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election lawsuit (01/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Editorial: New year and new name for Washington team (01/14)
Massachusetts newspaper calls on new name for the Washington professional football team.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Tribes show long presence on Massachusetts coast (11/14)
Pam Peterson, the director of the Marblehead Museum, shares some history about tribal people in Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Politics
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to hold election for chairman post (11/08)
Members of the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will go to the polls on November 17 to elect a chairman.

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