The Sowams Heritage Area Project invites children and their parents to enjoy a free presentation of
Pokanoket Tribal history and traditions at the following locations:
- Thursday, April 18, 2019, 1:00-2:00 p.m. at the Rogers Free Library, 525 Hope St, Bristol, RI
- Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the East Providence Public Library, 41 Grove Avenue,
East Providence, RI
- Saturday, June 15, 2019, 11:00 a.m.- Noon at the Audubon Education Center, 1401 Hope St,
Learn about the tribe of the Massasoit Osamequin who met the Pilgrims in Plymouth in 1621 and ensured their survival in the New World. Hear Tribal stories that have been passed down for generations and see tribal regalia and learn about tribal drumming and dancing. For more information, contact David Weed, the coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
These presentations are part of the Sowams Heritage Area Project and are made possible in part through funding support from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.