• 2014 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - MWT Community/Government Center
  • Chairman Cedric Cromwell and 2013-2014 Powwow Princess Danna Jackson
  • Chief Vernon "Silent Drum" Lopez & Chairman Cedric Cromwell Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
  • Youth Sobriety Powwow - June 14th, 2014

2014 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - MWT Community/Government Center

Chairman Cedric Cromwell and 2013-2014 Powwow Princess Danna Jackson

Chief Vernon "Silent Drum" Lopez & Chairman Cedric Cromwell Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Youth Sobriety Powwow - June 14th, 2014

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe


Project First Light Destination Resort Casino


PowWow 2013


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Community/Government Center

Mashpee Wampanoag Housing "Groundbreaking Ceremony" - Septemer 15, 2013

Tribal Citizen, Boston Police Officer "Hero" - Passing

Dear Tribal Community, It is with great sadness that I share the sudden and unexpected passing of Tribal citizen, Dennis "DJ" Simmonds, Jr, the grandson of Tribal Elder Catherine (Green) Simmonds. Dennis is remembered as a devoted law officer...

April 15, 2014 Mashpee Wampanoags Celebrate New Government/Community Center Gale Courey Toensing Inidan Country Today Media Network     (Mashpee, MA April 15, 2014)  The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrated the completion of its beautiful new government and community center building in Mashpee, Massachusetts by throwing a grand opening party for hundreds of its friends. The event took place on…

March 19, 2014 Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Applauds Federal Land-in-Trust Guidelines (MASHPEE, MA – March 18, 2014) -- Cedric Cromwell, Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council, is commending a legal opinion released late last week by the Interior Department for placing land in trust in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Carcieri decision in 2009.  …

February 27, 2014 New Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Community & Government Center, "Celebration & Ceremony" Planned (Mashpee, MA February 27, 2014) The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Nation's Community & Government Center construction located at 483 Great Neck Road – South in Mashpee, is complete and final. The "Certificate of Occupancy" is official. The Tribal Operations Department transition will also be complete this…

February 13, 2014 Chairman Cedric Cromwell at Harvard (Cambridge, MA – February 14, 2014) – The Honorable Cedric Cromwell, chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, recently gathered at the Harvard Faculty Club with the Honorable Tobias J. Vanderhoop, chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head Aquinnah, and others for a clambake in…

January 08, 2014 BIA Approves Mashpee’s Tribal-State Gaming Compact in 'Historic and Epic Moment' The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s gaming compact with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, setting another major landmark on the tribe’s journey toward building Project First Light, a $500 million destination resort casino in the southeastern part of the state.

September 10, 2013 Mashpee Wampanoag Taunton casino takes a step forward After languishing in a legislative committee since April, the tribal gambling compact that would spell out the terms of a Mashpee Wampanoag casino in Taunton is finally moving to the full legislature.

May 24, 2013 Chairman Cromwell speaks on Greater Boston about progress on the Tribe's destination resort casino Watch the video.

May 16, 2013 Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe releases new casino renderings Read more.

May 16, 2013 State Panel Examines Revised Mashpee Wampanoag Casino Deal Read more.

May 14, 2013 Casinos: Tribe has high hopes for Taunton site Read more.

April 28, 2013 New Mashpee Wampanoag Headquarters Rises from the Ground Read more.

April 17, 2013 Tribal interests - Cape Cod Times Perhaps we should not be surprised about the ugly sausage-making at the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the state Legislature. After all, some of the wealthiest and most powerful casino investors in the world are jockeying for a piece of the Bay State's action.

April 13, 2013 Fox 25 says the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is acting unfairly and should respect the Mashpee W Watch the video here.

April 13, 2013 On Fox 25 News, Chairman Cedric Cromwell calls for transparency from the Mass Gaming Commission Watch the video here.

March 21, 2013 Better Odds Seen for Tribe's Casino Pact Read more.

March 20, 2013 State, Mashpee Wampanoag Come to Agreement on New Compact Read more.

March 05, 2013 State, Mashpee Tribe Close in on Casino Deal Gov. Patrick and Chairman Cromwell confirmed yesterday that a new compact between the Commonwealth and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is close and that they have met with federal officials regarding the outline of a new deal.

February 27, 2013 Patrick 'Close' to New Casino Compact With Tribe Read More.

February 25, 2013 Wampanoag Chairman Maintains Leadership Read More.

February 13, 2013 Ruling Backs Mashpee Tribe's Land Claims "It further demonstrates an Interior Department that is more willing to move quickly and definitively on these types of determinations," Steven Light, an Indian gaming expert at the University of North Dakota, said. "Put this federal action together with the groundwork the tribe has laid…