Wampanoag Historian Takes Museum Audience Back in Time
In a presentation entitled The Wampanoag and Noepe as One, historian Darius Coombs took Vineyarders on a journey that stretches back over 12,000 years.
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Unpacking Origins of Thanksgiving Leads to Hard Truths
With Thanksgiving on the minds of many, members of the Wampanoag tribe spoke on a chilly Thursday evening to reflect on what to them is not a festive holiday.
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Indians Planning Day of Mourning: Wampanoags to Host the Cape Cod Event

A national day of mourning is to be observed by Indians from all parts of the country at Plymouth on Thanksgiving Day, with Gay Head’s Indians - members of the Wampanoag tribe - among those serving as hosts. The solemn two-day event will begin the night before Thanksgiving at the Bourne High School and will continue until mid-afternoon Thursday, in Plymouth, when the annual Pilgrim Parade is scheduled to begin.

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Wampanoags Observe Indigenous Peoples Day
Dozens of Wampanoag tribal members from Aquinnah, Chappaquiddick and Mashpee gathered at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Monday afternoon to observe Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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Wampanoag Exhibit Highlights Fresh Perspective of History
A new permanent installation at the Aquinnah Wampanoag Indian Museum museum, Our History in Perspective, had its grand opening on Saturday. It details the over 10,000-year history of the Wampanoag people on the Vineyard.
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Sovereignty Under Threat, Mashpee Tribe Says
Louisa Hufstader

More than 100 people signed on for an internet videoconference with the chairman and vice chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, Cedric Cromwell and Jessie Little Doe Baird, Monday afternoon.

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Wampanoag Exhibit Reveals Hard Truths of History
Holly Pretsky
Every year, a new chapter has been added to “Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History, a recurring exhibit at the Aquinnah Cultural Center.
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First Gay Head Powwow for 250 Years is Held
Vineyard Gazette
The first powwow to be held on Gay Head since the days of King Philip took place in that town last night, and the flavor and spirit of those ancient days was revived so far as possible when Lorenzo Jeffers was made chief of the tribe. Dressed in full Indian regalia, with a war bonnet on his head, but unaccompanied by the sound of the war drums or the spectacle of Indians dancing in the flickering flames of a bonfire, Rev. Leonard C.
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Wampanoag Council: Tribe Organizes to Protect Gay Head’s Future
Vineyard Gazette
To assure that the identity of the Vineyard’s Indians, their history, culture and tribal lands will be preserved, a Wampanoag Tribal Council of Gay Head was organized on Saturday, and Mrs. James R. Gentry elected its president.
 
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Lorenzo D. Jeffers Named Head of Gay Head Tribe
Vineyard Gazette
Lorenzo Jeffers, descendant of Mittark, the last Island Indian chief, was duly elected chief of his tribe at a meeting held at Gay Head last week. The occasion of this election of a chief was the organizing of the tribe in order to gain representation in the Wampanoag Council, in which all the southern New England tribes with their branches were represented at a kindling of the council brand at Mashpee a couple of weeks ago, the first time that the Wampanoags have assembled in tribal council for 200 years.
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