History Lessons Unfold at Aquinnah Cultural Center
Katherine Gianni

The Aquinnah Cultural Center is showcasing a new exhibit entitled Messenger Runner.

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On the Cliffs in Aquinnah, History Is Alive at the Vanderhoop Homestead
Mary Jane Carpenter
Aquinnah is not the place to go looking for interesting houses without trespassing. Interesting stories, yes, but the houses visible from the road are few and far between. The exception of course is the Vanderhoop homestead.
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New Exhibit Highlights Native American Journey
Louisa McCullough
The Aquinnah Cultural Center is hosting the exhibit Captured: 1614 curated by Plymouth 400, which commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Mayflower and the settlers’ relationship with the native populations.
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At Aquinnah Town Meeting, the Emotions Frame Museum Debate
Julia Wells

At Aquinnah Town Meeting, the Emotions Frame Museum Debate

By JULIA WELLS
Gazette Senior Writer

The subject was a plan for a cultural museum in a historic homestead high on a windswept bluff in the town of Aquinnah. But the discussion that swirled for more than an hour and a half at a special town meeting Tuesday night was layered with the emotion of a town torn down the middle.

Underneath it all lay the central topic of the day: the recent court ruling on sovereign immunity for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).

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Night at the Cliffs: Homestead Is Ready to Shine for Aquinnah
Julia Wells

Night at the Cliffs: Homestead Is Ready to Shine for Aquinnah

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By JULIA WELLS

The ghosts are quiet these days - if you believe in such things - but at the Vanderhoop homestead the screen door still bangs and the old wood sash windows rattle with the specter of a new future.

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Aquinnah Cultural Center Hosts Native a Cappella Song Group
Megan Dooley

At an annual Native American speaker series held at Tufts University last winter, Aquinnah Cultural Center program director Linda Coombs saw a performance by a women’s musical group that simply blew her away. Of course, she wasn’t yet the program director at the time, but when she took on the role in May of this year, she knew she wanted the group, Ulali, to be part of the cultural center’s summer season schedule.

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Aquinnah Cultural Center Hosts Expert

Aquinnah Cultural Center Hosts Expert

On Saturday, Sept. 3, at 6 p.m. the Aquinnah Cultural Center is hosting Kevin Grover, the director of the National Museum of the American Indian located in Washington, D.C.

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