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Marcia Jones Flowers (1946-2016)

We share the sad news of the passing of our friend, colleague, and mentor, Marcia Jones Flowers (Dreaming Spirits). The former chairwoman of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation and the community’s genealogist and historian, she spearheaded one of the federal recognition…

A New Grant, A Shift to Massachusetts

We are pleased to announce a grant award from the National Archives’ National Historical Publications & Records Commission. The funds will support one year of the editorial preparation and electronic publication of a portion of the Project’s The Massachusetts Collection.…

Mi’kmaq Manuscript Available At The Beinecke

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to announce that they have acquired and digitized a rare 19th century Mi’kmaq (Micmac) liturgical manuscript. The prayers are written chiefly in hieroglyphic script, with a few lines including interlinear transliteration…

The Eastern Pequot Journals of the Reverend Joseph Fish

Yale Indian Papers Project editors, in collaboration with the Connecticut Historical Society and with the assistance of the University of Massachusetts Boston, Archives Track Program, have completed the imaging and transcription of the Eastern Pequot Journals of Congregationalist minister Joseph…

Please Help Fund the Story of the Mashpee Nine

A story of injustice, outrage, activism, and vindication that emboldened cultural pride and integrity for the Mashpee Wampanoag in 1976 During the summer of 1976 the revival of cultural and traditional values of the Mashpee Wampanoag was occurring at the…