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‘OUR' STORY: 400 YEARS OF WAMPANOAG HISTORY
EXIBIT ON DISPLAY THROUGH NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER
"FIRST ENCOUNTERS: WAMPANOAGS AND ENGLISH IN THE EARLY 1600s"
PAULA PETERS, GUEST SPEAKER
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 7:00 PM, ADAMS ACADEMY
The earliest interactions of English explorers and settlers and the Wampanoag Native American people will be the subject of a talk by Paula Peters at Quincy Historical Society, the Adams Academy, at 7:00 PM on Thursday, December 1. The program is presented in conjunction with the Society’s hosting of “Our Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History, an exhibit produced by members of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe in conjunction with Plymouth 400, the official organization planning for Plymouth’s upcoming quadricentennial. Ms. Peters is a principal creator of the exhibit and is a managing partner of Smoke Sygnals communications and public relations firm.
Ms. Peters will look at the perspectives of both Wampanoags and English in the familiar story of the Pilgrims’ landing , first year, and first Thanksgiving. She will also discuss the lesser known story of the earlier interactions with Englishmen whose ships made landfall here, including the remarkable life story of Tisquantum, the man who would become known in American history and legend as Squanto.
Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge for admission.
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