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Mashpee Landback: 'a Start in the Right Direction'

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Mashpee Landback: 'a Start in the Right Direction'

At the end of 2021, the Interior Department ruled roughly 320 acres of Mashpee Wampanoag land will stay in its control. We're checking in with Wampanoag Chairman Brian Weeden about his nation's plans to use the land to better the lives of its citizens. The 2022 Sundance Film Festival kicks off Thursday. We get the inside scoop from Adam Piron who is the interim director of the organization's Indigenous Program. He shares more about this year's line up. Thursday marks the one year anniversary of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris taking office. What has the Biden administration done in their first year for Indian Country? Regular contributor Holly Cook Macarro shares more.

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