Pokanoket Program Day at the Institute for American Indian Studies

The Institute for American Indian Studies 38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT, United States

Saturday, July 27th12PM - 1:30PM Historically, the Pokanoket people have resided in Sowams, also known as "Pokanokick", which is located in present day Rhode Island and Massachusetts. At the time of the first contact with Europeans, the Pokanoket were the headship tribe of a greater confederacy with more than 60 tribes, bands, and clans throughout […]

Brick Stitch Beading Workshop with Eva Newell

The Institute for American Indian Studies 38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT, United States

Saturday, July 27th2PM - 4PM For generations, Native peoples have decorated clothing and items with materials found in nature, such as shell, stones, seeds and porcupine quills. In more recent centuries, multi-colored glass beads have become a favorite medium, as well. Join artist and educator Eva Newell (Pokanoket Tribe, Pokanoket Nation) for a beading workshop […]

July Virtual Book Club – Embers by Richard Wagamese

Wednesday, July 31st7PM - 9PMThis is a virtual event. Looking to expand your reading list and discuss a variety of issues and topics important to Native people? Please join our virtual book club, As They Speak: Native Voices in Today‚Äôs Literature. Based on a variety of topics and featuring a range of genres, all of […]