Wampanoags and Plimoth Plantation, Home of the First Thanksgiving

ICTMN Staff
11/23/11

From Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, this video shows a reenactment of a conversation between Governor William Bradford and Massasoit in 1627.

A tour of the Wampanoag Homesite with Tim Turner, Cherokee. He is the manager of Plimoth Plantation’s Wampanoag Homesite and co-owner of Native Plymouth Tours.

In 2009, Wampanoag members recreated a journey from Plymouth, Massachusetts to Martha's Vineyard in a mishoon. They discuss the dangers of being in the open ocean in a canoe.

The following is an excerpt from a one-hour documentary produced in 1998 by Dr. Jack Dempsey called "Nani: Native New England Story." In it, Nanepashemet Anthony Pollard, late Wampanoag historian, discusses why Massasoit welcomed the Pilgrims and why Native Americans made treaties with and helped the settlers of Plimouth Plantation.

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