Published February 16, 2018
WASHINGTON – Senator Elizabeth Warren (D – Massachusetts) addressed the Naitonal Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Winter Session on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. It was Warren’s first speech to the NCAI.
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, based in Mashpee, Massachusetts, released the following statement after Sen. Warren’s speech:
Statement from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell
“We welcome Senator Warren’s remarks and value her support and involvement, especially at this critical time as our tribe, the Mashpee Wampanoag, works to secure our reservation lands now and for future generations. We especially appreciate her remarks about how this government owes its native citizens ‘a fighting chance to build stronger communities and a brighter future — starting with a more prosperous economic future on tribal lands.’ We look forward to continuing to work closely with Senator Warren on these efforts.”
This BBSNews article originally appeared on Native News Online.