https://www.wickedlocal.com/story/old-colony-memorial/2021/01/11/plymouth-wampanoag-tribe-awarded-100-000-grant-nellie-mae/6585126002/ By Dave Kindy Wicked Local Plymouth PLYMOUTH – It takes a lot of money to rebuild a culture decimated by the ravages of time and prejudice. Fortunately, the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe is getting the resources it needs to do just that. The local Native American group was just awarded $100,000 from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation to preserve, promote and protect its cultural, spiritual and economic well-being. The one-year operating support grant…

https://indiancountrytoday.com/the-press-pool/herring-pond-wampanoag-tribe-of-plymouth-receives-a-100-000-operating-support-grant-from-the-nellie-mae-education-foundation-NauK1FUIDkeNjMuswRsUmA?fbclid=IwAR2gZ8LOSmx-vzBeJowko3O2Z4g1GtKiwO1hBfvVJIPyK_caNCxz-B1oUAY Grant to be used for long-term goal of expanding tribal education initiatives and sharing community-based knowledge News Release Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe of Plymouth, Massachusetts, was recently awarded a one year $100,000 operating support grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation of Quincy, Massachusetts. The grant will support the continuing efforts of the Tribe’s mission to preserve, promote, and protect the cultural, spiritual and economic…

https://www.capecodtimes.com/in-depth/news/2020/11/24/pilgrims-sought-religious-freedom-then-denied-wampanoag/6354843002/?fbclid=IwAR3NdI7zacJ2aRhfVaF8c17BnDBb9UgwEj9YLWfnjEKdwMtXxpeNLoay69c LYMOUTH – Troy Currence, the Herring Pond Wampanoag medicine man, weighed a paradox in his head for likely the millionth time as he led the way to a memorial in Bourne. A metal plaque attached to a large rock announces it as the site of “the first meeting house for Indians” and one of the first Herring Pond Wampanoag burial grounds. About 400 years ago, a mysterious plague struck Patuxet, renamed Plymouth…

Eryn Dion USA TODAY https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2020/11/26/america-not-so-happy-thanksgiving/6355189002/ It’s Thanksgiving. Have you watched “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” yet? Perhaps the seasonal episode of “The Simpsons”? We got you early? Good. Time to hit pause. Welcome to the “This is America” newsletter centered on race, identity and how they shape our lives. I’m Eryn Dion, a journalist based in New England, a region known to unapologetically tout its place in American history.  This year marks the…

Plymouth organizations to host an Under the Rock event! https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20200816/plymouth-organizations-to-host-under-rock-event PLYMOUTH — The Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Plymouth No Place for Hate Committee, the Plymouth Area League of Women Voters and Indivisible Plymouth will host Under the Rock, an outdoor and socially-distanced public event, from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at Brewster Garden, 30 Court St., to uncover history. Attendees are asked to wear a mask. The rain date…