Photo: Zebralongwing, Keeping Watch at Plymouth (Some rights reserved)

Wampanoag = a member of a confederacy of North American peoples of southeastern Massachusetts who spoke the extinct Algonquian language Massachusett

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Wampanoag PeopleDarius Coombs, Wampanoag and Eastern Woodlands director at Plimoth Patuxet, discussed the culture of the Wampanoag people who lived in the Plymouth area prior to the arrival of the Pilgrims. He explained how they adapted to the presence of the English and how the remaining members, including him, live today. The Nantucket Historical Association hosted this event and provided this video.



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