While the Founding Fathers were signing the Declaration of Independence purportedly in Philadelphia, Natives were fighting for their own independence.
Debra Utacia Krol
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe scored a victory when the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling on gaming.
Gale Courey Toensing
The first Wampanoag-Pilgrim Treaty was signed by Massasoit, the leader of the Wampanoag Nation, and the leaders of Plymouth Colony on April 1, 1621.
What is the true history of Thanksgiving? When you hear about the Pilgrims and “the Indians” harmoniously sharing the “first Thanksgiving” meal in 1621, the Indians referred to so generically are the ancestors of the contemporary members of the Wampanoag Nation. As the story commonly goes, the Pilgrims sailed...
Kevin Gover, director of the National Museum of the American Indian, recently gave a TEDx Talk about history myths including Columbus and Thanksgiving
Franchesca Ramsey, of MTV Decoded, sits down to Thanksgiving dinner and tells her family that everything they know about Thanksgiving is WRONG.
What was on the menu during that first American Thanksgiving in 1621? What foods do the Wampanoag still enjoy? How has the menu changed over the years
The first, large-scale, traveling exhibition of contemporary Native fashion will run at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem from Nov. through March.
Tanya H. Lee
The recent BIA decision to take land into trust for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has altered the landscape for gaming in Massachusetts.
Gale Courey Toensing
On Sept. 18, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe received notice that the Interior Department will issue a reservation proclamation for the tribe.
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