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our history

We are members of the Wampanoag Nation. Our homelands range from the Plymouth (Plimoth Colony) areas to the upper parts of Cape Cod (Bourne, Sandwich and Plymouth / Barnstable County). We have been here for thousands of years. We have fished these waters, cultivated these lands and raised our children here. We have been known over the years by many names…Patuxet, Herring Pond/Pondville, Manomet, Comassakumkanit and The Praying Indians on old English maps. But we are presently known today as the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe. We are the Plymouth tribe of Indians!

leadership

Troy Currence

Troy Currence

Medicine Man

Melissa (Harding) Ferretti

Melissa (Harding) Ferretti

Chairlady / President

Kathryn (Kitten) Hunt

Kathryn (Kitten) Hunt

Secretary

Jennifer Harding

Jennifer Harding

Treasurer

Lori (Harding) Wentworth

Lori (Harding) Wentworth

Tribal Council Member

Jill Lauzon

Jill Lauzon

Tribal Council Member

Hazel Currence

Hazel Currence

Tribal Council Member

Taylor Reis-Stasis

Taylor Reis-Stasis

Tribal Council Member

ENROLLMENT / MEMBERSHIP

Hazel Currence

Hazel Currence

Enrollment/Membership

Kathleen Gately

Kathleen Gately

Enrollment / Membership

Jeannine Rhonda Hunt

Jeannine Rhonda Hunt

Enrollment / Membership

Pondville Meetinghouse / Church - Secretary

TRIBAL MEETINGS

COUNCIL AND GENERAL MEETINGS
2ND SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT:
THE HERRING POND WAMPANOAG TRIBAL MEETINGHOUSE,
128 HERRING POND ROAD, PLYMOUTH, MA 02360

TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETINGS
EXECUTIVE SESSION (when necessary) – 5:00 PM TO 5:30 PM

GENERAL (MONTHLY) MEETINGS
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

The Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse candidates running for public office. 

What's Going On At The Pond?

Chairwoman Ferretti – Open letter to Mashpee Wampanoag Chairman Weeden.

As Chairwoman of the Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe of Plymouth Massachusetts, I am thrilled to congratulate you and all Mashpee citizens on the Interior Department’s decision confirming your trust land. This long-delayed acknowledgment is so foundational that I know our ancestors are rejoicing with yours. Herring Pond Wampanoag Chairwoman Ferretti’s Letter to Weeden Department of Interior’s determination of Mashpee Wampanoag Land No related posts.

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Biden’s Interior Dept. Reverses Trump’s Attempt to Strip Mashpee Wampanoag Lands of Reservation Status

https://nativenewsonline.net/sovereignty/biden-s-interior-dept-reverses-trump-s-attempt-to-strip-mashpee-wampanoag-lands-of-reservation-status The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe received on Wednesday an early Christmas gift from the U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday when it received notification from Assistant Secretary of the Interior – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland that the tribe’s reservation has been confirmed. Today’s decision reverses the action by the Trump administration’s attempt in March 2020 to strip the tribe of its reservation, which includes 321 acres of land that was put

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Human Rights Awards Breakfast honors Wampanoag culture and history

As chairwoman of Herring Pond Wampanoag tribe, Melissa Ferretti beamed as she spoke about the tribal youth, who “empower one another and work as a team.” “Our tribal youth is paramount, and we always have an inherent need to share the strength and resilience it takes to promote youth advancement, build self-confidence, and encourage leadership,” Ferretti said. “We are committed to empowering and educating them about these values to ensure that

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Human rights awards to honor Native people of Cape and Vineyard

By Rachel Devaney – Cape Cod Times By uplifting the Wampanoag nation and tribal youth, Jeanne Morrison said this year’s Human Rights Awards Breakfast will “honor the heritage, culture, wisdom and guidance of Native people.” “If anybody fights for human rights, it’s indigenous people,” said Morrison, a member of the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission. “From heritage and culture to our Constitution, to street names that run through Barnstable County — it’s

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