Gambling with their future
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Young members of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe face a difficult choice: bank their futures on potential casino money or leave home for college. Robbie Hendricks (center) runs programs to guide young tribal members, like Unique Costa (left) and Eric Whatley.
Young members of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe face a difficult choice: bank their futures on potential casino money or leave home for college.

Robbie Hendricks (center) runs programs to guide young tribal members, like Unique Costa (left) and Eric Whatley.
(Globe Staff Photo / Yoon S. Byun)