Topic: Wampanoag

The Groovalottos, A Powerhouse Soul-Funk-Blues Band

Once upon a time, a group of veteran touring players and studio musicians decided to get together for a jam session, making the kind of music that they liked, treating soul, funk and blues like traditions as opposed to outdated genres. Over time, these jam sessions turned into rehearsals, the opportunity for gigs came about […]

Pokanoket Nation Reclaiming Sacred Land from Brown University

BREAKING NEWS: After much negotiation the Pokanoket Tribe of the Pokanoket Nation is pleased to announce that on Thursday September 21st, 2017, on the United Nations International Day of Peace, a preliminary agreement was signed with Brown University to begin the process of transference of the ancestral lands of Potumtuk into the rightful and lawful stewardship of […]

Penny Gamble-Williams, Spiritual Leader, Artist, Activist

Penny Gamble-Williams of Wampanoag and African heritage is an activist involved in Native land, freedom of religion and sacred site issues, Indigenous and environmental rights. She is a member of The Chappaquiddick Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation and was instrumental in re-constituting the Chappaquiddick people, monitoring repatriation issues with respect to the Chappaquiddick, reviving the […]

Thanksgiving Suppressed Speech Of Wamsutta, Wampanoag (1970)

This is the Suppressed speech of Wamsutta (Frank B.) James, Wampanoag that was to be delivered at Plymouth, Massachusetts, September 10, 1970. The Massachusetts Department of Commerce asked the Wampanoag Indians to select a speaker to mark the 350th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival, and the first Thanksgiving. Three hundred fifty years after the Pilgrims […]

The Real Story of “thanksgiving” By Susan Bates

The REAL story of thanksgiving doesn’t have quite the same fuzzy feelings associated with it as the one where the Indians and Pilgrims are all sitting down together at the big feast. We ALL need to learn the painful history of “thanksgiving” so we do not live in lies. A. Lincoln proclaimed a day of […]
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