Aquinnah Cultural Center

Northeast Indigenous Holiday Market Adapts for Digital Venue

From cornhusk dolls to hand-woven sashes, wampum jewelry, dreamcatchers and white buckskin dresses, there’s something for everyone at the Aquinnah Cultural Center’s online Northeast Indigenous Artist Holiday Market.

Yard, Aquinnah CC Get State Arts Grants

The New England Foundation for the Arts has made grants to the Aquinnah Cultural Center and the Yard through the United States Arts Resilience Fund.

Wampanoag Exhibit Reveals Hard Truths of History

Every year, a new chapter has been added to “Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History, a recurring exhibit at the Aquinnah Cultural Center.

Cultural Grants Aid Restoration of Vanderhoop Homestead

Two state grants totaling $71,000 will go toward the restoration of the historic Vanderhoop Homestead in Aquinnah, town leaders learned late last week.

Wampanoag Tribe Showcases History, Culture at Annual Potluck

The sound of drums and smell of venison stew greeted visitors to the old Aquinnah town hall Sunday evening for the third annual Wampanoag New Year celebration.

History Lessons Unfold at Aquinnah Cultural Center

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

On the Cliffs in Aquinnah, History Is Alive at the Vanderhoop Homestead

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.

New Exhibit Highlights Native American Journey

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.
Kevin Grover

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.

Aquinnah Cultural Center Hosts Native a Cappella Song Group

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.