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• •Wampanoags plan appeal of state limit on sovereignty (Indian Country Today) 12/23/04

• •Massachusetts High Court Rules Wampanoags Waived Sovereignty (Martha's Vineyard Gazette) 12/10/04

• •Tax on Sales at Indian Reservations Blocked (The New York Times) 11/16/04 *login required

• •Court says state rights trump tribal sovereignty (Indianz.com) 10/29/04

• •Commission tables Cherokee horse racing license (newsok.com) 07/15/04 * requires sign

• •Court: California Can Sue Indian Tribe over Campaign Donations (Mercury News) 04/12/04

• •Bingo Hall a Tough Call (Post Standard) on 04/07/04 * requires sign on

• •Tribe Plans Two Buildings at Headquarters (Martha's Vineyard Gazette) * 03/12/04

• •Aquinnah Tribe Case Goes to SJC (Supreme Judicial Court) (Cape Cod Times) 02/27/04

• •2 Towns Join Tribe Dispute (Aquinnah Wampanoag) (Cape Cod Times) 02/18/04

• •Appeals Court Rules against Tribal Immunity (Indianz.com) 02/11/04

• •Native Group Has No Tribal Immunity (Anchorage Daily News) 01/31/04

• •Tribe Says It's Immune to Suits (Fresno Bee) 01/14/04

• •State Poised to Weigh in on Aquinnah Tribe Dispute (Cape Cod Times) 01/09/04


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