Wampanoag Tribe wins $1.4 million for housing

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The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has received federal grants totaling $1,382,819 for energy efficiency improvements and repairs to tribal housing. About 100 people live in the development, including elderly and disabled people. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded a $750,000 grant for energy improvements. The grant will be supplemented with $10,000 in tribal funds, according to Jane Greene, housing administrator for the Tribe.