Vineyard Gazette
The first powwow to be held on Gay Head since the days of King Philip took place in that town last night, and the flavor and spirit of those ancient days was revived so far as possible when Loren
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Vineyard Gazette
To assure that the identity of the Vineyard’s Indians, their history, culture and tribal lands will be preserved, a Wampanoag Tribal Council of Gay Head was organized on Saturday, and Mrs.
Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head
Wampanoag history

2022

Cheryl Andrews-Maltais defeated challenger NaDaizja Bolling 151-127 to earn her fifth term as tribal chairwoman.

A pivotal election for chairperson of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and three tribal council seats will be held exclusively by mail-in voting, with no in-person voting allowed.

Tribal descendants from Martha’s Vineyard and Puerto Rico brought their shared history to the stage Saturday afternoon in a powerful and uplifting work-in-progress piece that blended dance, film and spoken word.
A slate of political newcomers is looking to unseat a crowded field of longtime incumbents in tribal government.
A strong sense of local history was omnipresent as local Wampanoag leaders at an Indigenous People's Day event at Felix Neck spoke about the painful history of colonialism and genocide that the tribe has endured.
The annual Aquinnah powwow takes place this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11 at the Aquinnah Circle.

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