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Image from a Narragansett Indian Powwow in August, c. 1970. This event is the oldest recorded powwow in North America. It is the most important gathering of the Narragansett Indians and evidence that the tribe never disbanded despite efforts of the…


Image of Indian Church c. 1970, Charlestown off Route 2. This church was built in 1859 to replace the original wooden church from 1750. Arson destroyed the roof and interior in 1993 and was rebuilt in 1996 to the same specifications.Rhode Island…


Image of the Opening of the Mount Hope Bridge Between Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, October 24, 1929. Dedication exercises of dignitaries and representatives of the Algonquin Indian Council and Wampanoag Tribe with Governor Norman Case and…


Image of the Opening of the Mount Hope Bridge Between Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, October 24, 1929. Dedication exercises of dignitaries and representatives of the Algonquin Indian Council and Wampanoag Tribe with Governor Norman Case and…


Image of the Opening of the Mount Hope Bridge Between Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, October 24, 1929. Dedication exercises of dignitaries and representatives of the Algonquin Indian Council and Wampanoag Tribe with Governor Norman Case and…


Image of the Opening of the Mount Hope Bridge Between Bristol and Portsmouth, Rhode Island, October 24, 1929. Dedication exercises of dignitaries and representatives of the Algonquin Indian Council and Wampanoag Tribe with Governor Norman Case and…


Image of the Deed – Cannonicus and Miantunnomi Chief Sachems of the Narragansetts regarding the Island of Aquidneck [Rhode Island] March 24, 1636/7, (C#0204 - Rhode Island Colony Records, Part 1, 1646 – 1669, p. 46). Source:Rhode Island…

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