Federal gov’t to take land for Mashpee Wampanoags, Taunton casino possible

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR has agreed to take 321 acres of land in Massachusetts into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe, which could lead to a resort casino in Taunton.
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR has agreed to take 321 acres of land in Massachusetts into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe, which could lead to a resort casino in Taunton.
TAUNTON – The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced Friday it has received approval from the federal government to re-establish its sovereign lands in Taunton and Mashpee, a decision that will allow the tribe to proceed with construction of a resort casino. The decision of the U.S. Department of Interior will take 321 acres of tribal land…

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