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a member of the Algonquian people of Rhode Island and Massachusetts who greeted the Pilgrims

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The amazing circumstance through which the Pilgrims encountered the English-speaking Squanto amongst the Wampanoag survivors speaks powerfully to the importance of diversity, inclusion, and loving "thy neighbor.
Darius Coombs will be at the Wampanoag Homesite in Plimoth Plantation, sharing with visitors his people's history and culture.
The state Commission on Indian Affairs recognizes 11 tribes and bands, all connected with three major tribes--the Wampanoags, Nipmucs and Ponkapoags.
According to a recent PBS documentary on the Pilgrims, the helpful gesture was motivated by a desire to form a military alliance with the Pilgrims, who had firepower, against the Narraganset and Massachuset tribes, who sought to annihilate the Wampanoag after the tribe had been decimated by disease brought by earlier settlers.
I grew up in Mashpee, Massachusetts, in the home of my father's tribe, Mashpee Wampanoag.
A nation lives in its culture, language and stories, Sayet, who wrote her master's degree thesis on sovereignty and literature in the Aquinnah Wampanoag Nation, spoke to about 30 people recently at the Woolworth Library & Research Center in Stonington.
A chapter on a whaling family in New England and New Zealand introduces the book's final section, which is a set of oral histories from Wampanoag and Shinnecock informants.
30-31 Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe 18th Annual Pow-wow.
Jessie Little Doe Baird from Mashpee, Massachusetts, is the central focus of this insightful documentary about Wampanoag (Wopanaak) language reclamation by award-winning filmmaker Anne Makepeace.
The pilgrims found the Wampanoag people using this approach when they first arrived in Massachusetts.
Consider this passage from early on in Caleb's Crossing: our narrator, Bethia Mayfield, a young Puritan growing up on present-day Martha's Vineyard, describes a group of Wampanoag teens--a group that includes the eponymous Caleb Cheeshahteumauk--playing a ball game:
Brooks creates a complex tale based on knowledge that, in 1665, a young Wampanoag man was the first Native American to graduate from Harvard College.
We Still Live Here / As Nutayunean is an extraordinary DVD documentary about a cultural revival among the Wampanoag Tribes of Cape Cod, known in history as the tribe that aided the survival of the Pilgrims, originating the holiday known as Thanksgiving.
To commemorate the 1621 feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony and the Wampanoag Indians in Massachusetts, Americans ate 46 million turkeys last Thanksgiving.