Newly affirmed, tribe looks at casino plans with fresh eyes

A WOODEN SIGN advises motorists of the location of Mashpee Wampanoag tribal lands in Massachusetts. The tribe scored a major victory in its years long battle to preserve its reservation in December 2021, but it doesn't mean the tribe's path to building a resort casino on the sovereign lands has become any clearer. AP FILE PHOTO/STEVEN SENNE
BOSTON (AP) – As he begins his first full year in office, the new head of a Massachusetts tribe says he intends to take a cautious approach to gambling while turning attention to social challenges and other economic opportunities for its members. Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Chairman Brian Weeden, who is 29 and is the youngest…

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