History Timeline of the Pequot War
This short History Timeline of the Pequot War provides facts and information about the history, years, key dates, key events and key people who fought in this
What is a Wampum Belt?
Wampum belts are belts made from wampum, or shell beads traditionally crafted by the Eastern Woodlands tribes.
Native Languages of the Narragansett
Narragansett was an Algonkian language, closely related to Mohegan (Pequot) and Massachusett
What is a Pow Wow?
The noun Powwow, from the Narragansett Eastern Algonquian language is defined as any gathering of Native
Wampanoag--also known as Massachusett, Pokanoket or Natick--is an Algonkian language of New
Ellison “Tarzan” Brown ~ Narragansett
Ellison Myers Brown (September 22, 1914 – August 23, 1975), widely known as Tarzan Brown, and Deerfoot amongst his
Miantonomoh ~ Narragansett
Miantonomoh (1600? - August 1643), also spelled Miantonomo, Miantonomah or Miantonomi, was a chief of the Narragansett tribe of New England
Peter La Farge – Narragansett
Peter La Farge (born Oliver Albee La Farge, April 30, 1931 - October 27, 1965) was a New York-based folksinger and songwriter of the 1950s and 1960s. He is known best for his affiliations with Bob
The Mystic massacre took place on May 26, 1637, during the Pequot War, when English settlers under Captain John Mason, and Narragansett and Mohegan allies set fire to a fortified Pequot village near
King Philip`s War history
During the days of Massasoit, sachem (chief) of the Wampanoag, the tribe occupied the lands from the eastern side of Narragansett Bay to Cape Cod, including Martha`s Vineyard and Nantucket. Massasoit
In the 17th century the Pequot tribe, rival of the Narragansett, was centered along the Thames River in present-day southeast Connecticut. As the colonists expanded westward, friction began to
O Brave New Words: Native American Loanwords in Current English
Native American loanwords are a crucial, though little acknowledged, part of the English language. This book shows how the more than one-thousand current loanwords were adopted and demonstrates how
Indigenous peoples lived in the New England area for thousands of years. Gradually the Narragansett and other historic tribes arose as descendants of earlier