DATE: August 17, 2020 Contact: Melissa Ferretti, Chairlady/President, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Inc. Tel: 508.304.5023  Melissaferretti@hotmail.com The Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe today announced it is joining with the Penobscot and  Innu Nation  in opposing the transmission corridor for hydroelectricity from Canada to Boston. In a letter the Herring Pond Tribe calls on Governor Charlie Baker and Governor Janet Mills in Maine to reject imports of Canadian hydroelectricity because they cause…

https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20200209/plymouth-npfh-and-league-of-women-voters-team-for-anti-prejudice-forum By Emily Clarkeclark@wickedlocal.comPosted Feb 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM    The signs of prejudice are not always clearly defined, and the term “unconscious bias” points to what can happen when people aren’t aware they are acting out of prejudice. PLYMOUTH – The signs of prejudice are not always clearly defined, and the term “unconscious bias” points to what can happen when people aren’t aware they are acting out of prejudice. The results can be insidious, undermining…

https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20200302/herring-pond-wampanoag-awarded-sheehan-family-grant By Emily Clarkeclark@wickedlocal.comPosted Mar 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM    While Europeans equated large buildings made of stone, written histories and ownership of land with civilization, many if not most Native American societies honored the earth and animals, borrowed the land from their grandchildren and practiced conservation. PLYMOUTH – While Europeans equated large buildings made of stone, written histories and ownership of land with civilization, many if not most Native American societies honored the earth and…

https://indiancountrytoday.com/the-press-pool/herring-pond-wampanoag-tribe-of-plymouth-receives-156-000-grant-from-sheehan-family-companies-wTvMMOC-tEqyZukQyC9rZQ?fbclid=IwAR1A3xLMLKYTlyxaTQAL3EPXhp1avHLVPwgGC8eKS4s0Y4Cu1_4-LB-wMRU News Release Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe of Plymouth, Massachusetts was recently awarded a $156,000 grant from the Sheehan Family Companies of Kingston, Massachusetts. The three-year grant will help further Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe’s mission to preserve, promote, and protect the cultural, spiritual, and economic well-being of its tribal members, educate youth, and promote awareness among the public about tribal history and rights. “The Herring Pond…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe of Plymouth receives grant from Sheehan Family Companies for land stewardship and youth ecological knowledge education Plymouth, MA –   Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe of Plymouth, Massachusetts was recently awarded a $156,000 grant from the Sheehan Family Companies of Kingston, Massachusetts. The three-year grant will help further Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe’s mission to preserve, promote, and protect the cultural, spiritual and economic well-being of…

https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20190513/plymouth-wampanoags-among-us-melissa-harding-ferretti By Emily Clarkeclark@wickedlocal.comPosted May 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM    “I’m a member of the Herring Pond Wampanoag tribe. I am the current president chairwoman of that tribe.” “I’m a member of the Herring Pond Wampanoag tribe. I am the current president chairwoman of that tribe. I am a descendent of Love Saunders and Harriet Little Saunders Harding. I am great-granddaughter of Caleb S. Harding. He was born in 1871. I am the granddaughter of Bernard…

https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20190422/wampanoags-among-us-herring-pond-wampanoag-medicine-man-troy-currence By Emily Clarkeclark@wickedlocal.comPosted Apr 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM    I live in Bourne. I am Wampanoag from my mother’s side and also Catawba (Native American) from my father’s side and so my bloodline here is I go back to my mom who is Hazel Harding Currence, and then I go back through her to my grandfather Maurice Belmont Harding. This series features Pilgrim and Wampanoag descendants to honor Plymouth 400th Commemoration Herring Pond Wampanoag Medicine…

https://plymouth.wickedlocal.com/news/20191016/herring-pond-wampanoag-win-bid-for-their-burial-ground By Emily Clarkeclark@wickedlocal.comPosted Oct 16, 2019 at 6:00 AM    In the spring of 1840, the family of Dina Chummuc gathered around a little plot off Long Pond Road in Cedarville, mourning the loss of the 19-year-old Herring Pond Wampanoag PLYMOUTH – In the spring of 1840, the family of Dinah Chummuc gathered around a little plot off Long Pond Road in Cedarville, mourning the loss of the 19-year-old Herring Pond Wampanoag. What she died of…