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Mashpee lands hearings before the United States Senate, Select Committee on Indian Affairs, Ninety-fifth Congress, first session on S. J. Res. 86 ... October 21, 1977 by United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Indian Affairs.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Massachusetts,
  • Mashpee Indians -- Land tenure

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Paginationiii, 72 p. :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16812161M

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Mashpee author takes us on a journey to The Bronx in 'jazz poetry' styled novel, as a part of Black History Month. MASHPEE- Mashpee Public Library presents a reading and signing of the novel LAND.   The news comes about a month after the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior Department lacked authority to take that land into trust for the Mashpee . Indians of North America, Accessible book, Land tenure, Legal status, laws, Protected DAISY, Government relations, History, Claims, Wampanoag Indians, Biography, Ethnohistory, Internet Archive Wishlist, King Philip's War () fast (OCoLC)fst, King Philip's War, , Law and legislation, Massachusetts, Passamaquoddy Indians.   In proportion to adult male population, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe furnished a larger quota for the regiment than any white town in the county, according to a digital book called “The Colored.

  In thpage trust-lands application, the Mashpee included documents to show that their children attended boarding schools and the tribal citizens who served in American wars. One of those tribal citizens was year-old Chief Vernon Lopez who fought and survived in the Battle of Normandy in Reviews: 8.   The Interior Department initially took acres of land in Mashpee and Taunton into trust. The federal government has long acted as trustee for tribes, holding land Author: Cape Cod Times. Proclaiming Certain Lands as Reservation for the Mashpee Wampanoag. , recorded in Deed Book , Pa. The above-described lands contain a total of acres, more or less, which are subject to all valid rights, reservations, rights-of-way, and easements of record. After an arduous process lasting more than three decades, the Mashpee Wampanoag were re-acknowledged as a federally recognized tribe in In , the federal government declared acres of land in Mashpee and acres of land in Taunton as the Tribe’s initial reservation, on which the Tribe can exercise its full tribal sovereignty rights.

It is a companion book for the documentary, “Mashpee Nine: The Beat Goes On”. The book recounts details of a police raid, arrest and court trial of nine Wampanoag tribal members who were drumming on the Mashpee Pond campsite J in Mashpee, : Paula Peters.   After finally obtaining federal recognition in , the Mashpee believed that sovereignty and land rights would soon follow, which seemed true when the .   The Mashpee are now in the same position. They have no jurisdiction over their own lands, where they have lived since time immemorial, because the US refuses "trust" status. The Mashpee and Oneida cases were decided under the Indian Reorganization Act, which said the US can "acquire lands for Indians.".   Tela Troge, right, a lawyer who was in court with others, left, who came to support the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe at a hearing over land rights in Taunton, Massachusetts, on 5 February.