Category Archives: Pokanoket

The Wampanoag

Recently, a subscriber sent me this wonderful excerpt.  I’ve published it below, intact, but then it made me wonder what more we know about these people being described. TRADITIONS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS: BY JAMES ATHEARN JONES. IN THREE … Continue reading

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King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War was sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom’s War, or Metacom’s Rebellion and was an armed conflict between Native American inhabitants of present-day southern New England, English colonists and their Native American allies in 1675–76. The war is named after … Continue reading

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