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Wampanoag Celebration

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Feb. 1 – 28, all day.
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until February 28, 2022



Watch members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), both of Massachusetts, as they share their culture and history in a virtual celebration of food, art, traditional stories, and film.

The event features a talk by Chairwoman Cheryl Andrews-Maltais of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on the history of the Wampanoag; finger weaving with Marlene Lopez; Muhsh8n boat building with Darius Coombs; storytelling by Tobias Vanderhoop; traditional copper work by artisan Jonathan Perry; and contemporary jewelry making by Berta Welch. Enjoy a cooking demonstration with renowned chef Sherry Pocknett, a film screening of King Philip’s Belt – A Story of Wampum (20 min.), and a conversation about a new community wampum belt with Paula Peters and Linda Coombs.

Support for this program provided by the Henry Luce Foundation.


National Museum of the American Indian 1 Bowling Green
New York, 10004

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