Announcements

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s Housing Department is accepting bids for a residential mold removal and remediation project. 

Please stop by the Housing Department to pick up a bid package. 

Bids are due March 3, 2017.

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Febrary 12  2017
Mashpee Wampanoag Triball  General Election

Election Committee Certified Results 


Chairman
Cedric Cromwell - 358 (Winner)
Aaron Tobey, Jr. - 298
Write in - 9

Vice Chair

Jessie Baird - 258 (Winner)

Carlton Hendricks, Jr. 254

Marie Anita Stone - 155

Write - in - 0

Secretary

Anne Marie Askew - 290 (Winner)

Paula Peters - 186

Charles "Bobby" Foster- 186

Write in - 2

Treasurer

Gordon Harris - 329 Winner)

Angela Shwom - 222

Write-in - 95

Tribal Council

David Weeden - 330 (Winner)

Laura Etta Miranda - 285

Marjorie Seagraves - 44

Write in - 4

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Mashpee Wampanoag Homeland Security Emergency Management Department Snow Storm and Alert System

Friday ~ February 10, 2017

 

Based on area school and local public building closures as well as hazardous road conditions due to significant power outages caused by heavy snow and strong winds from the winter storm, the MWT Community & Government Building/Tribal Operations will be closed
Friday, February 10, 2017

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal facility, security and emergency preparedness staff and Tribal Police will be on site. There will be cots, blankets emergency food and comfort items available as needed for all tribal members.


Please be sure to bring basic items of significance if staying overnight such as, eye glasses, medication, toiletries etc..


The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Emergency Management team  and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Police Department will be available to pick up and drop off tribal members as needed to and from the warming station.
Call Emergency Management Director Nelson Andrews at 774.327.8367 or the MWT Police department at 774-361-6045.


The MWT Community & Government building is closed for all other activities except "warming station" services.

 

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21st Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Ball

"Solidarity ~ All Nations Stand As One"

Award Nomination Forms

Please click here to view and download

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21st Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Ball
Solidarity ~ All Nations Stand As One!

Saturday ~ March 11,  2017
Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis
35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis MA
Doors open at 6 p.m. until 12 a.m.


Request For Proposal
DJ services


** Performance hours from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.


** Must provide speakers, table and any necessary equipment for performance


** Allow ample time for set up at venue


** From 6 p.m. to the start of the ceremony, provide light, background music


** Following Traditional and Award ceremony, provide appropriate dance music for guests of all ages


Please submit written proposals to the attention of Councilwoman Winona Pocknett to Winona.Pocknett@mwtribe-nsn.gov or deliver/mail to the MWT Community & Government Building to the attention of Councilwoman Pocknett.


Deadline for submission is Friday, February 17, 2017

 

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United States Department of the Interior

Click here to view Letter to Town of Mashpee from the Dept. of Interior,  confirming Mashpee Wampanoag Land In Trust 

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Click here to view the 2017 MWT Election Guide

 

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Preliminary Certified Candidates for the 

February 12, 2017 Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Election

 

Click here to view and download Preliminary Certified Candidate list dated January 8, 2017

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Click here to view the entire Election Notice posted 12-10-2016

 

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Click here to view entire letter from the Deputy Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, Larry Roberts (Dated 12/6/2016)

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Click here to veiw the entire "Notice of Appeal" filed 12/8/2016 by the Department of Interior

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Click here to view entire "Notice of Appeal" filed on 12/8/2016 by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

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Election Notice to Enrolled Tribal Members
 

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Cross Departmental Intake for Children & Teens - Please click and download

 

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MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE
  FUEL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION  2016-2017

LIHEAP PROGRAM


For many Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal households, energy cost place a severe and continuing stress on the family’s budget. In some instances, the household is forced to make painful decisions regarding which bills to pay and which necessities to survive without. The Low Income Home Energy Assistant Program (LIHEAP) is designed to help eligible low-income households supplement part of their winter heating service bills.


In order to determine your eligibility for the heating season, please submit the following documents with your application.  If all document listed below (1-5) are not submitted, the application is considered incomplete.


1. Proof of Citizenship Tribal ID,  License, Mass Photo ID, (Green Card) for all 18yrs+
2. Complete application with signature and date
3. Proof of income Employment, Social Security/Disability, Unemployment,  Pension fund, Self employment (1099) etc with current year to date showing for all in household 18yrs+
4. Proof of Residency for all listed on application Mortgage, Lease, Deed, (Pre/School Records for children)
5. Current primary heating bill/statement
Income eligibility is based on “Net Income” (after all deductions, including a max of $2000 towards rent/mortgage, but except for 401K, IRA, any other saving or retirement programs)


Any question please call Fuel Assistance Coordinator at
508-477-0208 Ext: 159/140/182

Please click here to view entire LIHEAP 2016-2017 information:

 

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Click here for completed Information on the Tribal Action Plan (TAP)

 

 

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MWT Housing Department to Prepare for 2017 HUD IHP

It is time for the MWT Housing Department to prepare the 2017 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Indian Housing Plan (IHP).  What programs and activities would you like to see offered by the Housing Department? A copy of the 2016 IHP is available for your review on the link below.


Please contact Brenda Fernandez 508-477-0208 ext. 104 if you would like to view a paper copy of the IHP. Yes, the urgent need continues to be offering affordable rental units and we continue to seek funding for the housing development.  Would you also like to see other housing support services offered?  Please email your comments to housing@mwtribe.com by September 12, 2016. Also, the Housing Commission will hold a public comment period during their September 19, 2016 meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the government and community center and welcomes your important input at that time! 

2016 IHP - Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

Click here to view entire 2016 IHP (Also available for viewing in the MWT Housing Department)

 

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The time we have all been waiting for ...LAND INTO TRUST !!

News Release - Click Here


 

Bureau of Indian Affairs Gives Notice to Local Officials

MASHPEE MA — Cedric Cromwell, Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, announced today that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) sent a letter to Taunton officials indicating the latest developments with respect to the Tribe’s land in trust application. The letter dated August 21, 2015 was sent by the BIA’s Eastern Regional Office in Nashville Tennessee.  

“This letter to the City of Taunton is an indication that the Interior Department is one step closer to making a final decision on our full application.”  Chairman Cromwell said regarding the letter.   “We have always been confident in our prospects.  However, this letter is not a final decision, but an indication that the process continues to move forward.  We appreciate the full support of the City of Taunton, the Town of Mashpee, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and all our elected officials.”  

To review the letter please click here.