Tribe Blasts Mass. Suit Over Martha's Vineyard Gaming Plan

Law360, New York (August 28, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT) -- A Native American tribe pursuing a gambling project in Martha’s Vineyard fired back on Wednesday at the state of Massachusetts’ federal suit alleging the project violates a decades-old agreement between the two governments, saying it's not bound to the accord.

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, also known as the Aquinnah Tribe, blasted the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ efforts to interfere with the project by alleging that the tribe's plans violate a 1983 memorandum of understanding executed between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Wampanoag Tribal Council of Gay...
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