The Powers that Be

Folks are wondering what’s going on with this Nipmuk Unity thing. Well, some think that’s it’s a sinister plot to overthrow the current band governments and form something new. Certain Nipmuc Nation tribal council members even stated that the new “tribe” or band would be based within the Hassanamisco Indian Museum (’cause that’s how all indigenous tribes are formed – within museums). Others are fearful … Continue reading The Powers that Be

Nedson Family Line

  John Nedson (1760-1845) is an ancestor of mine. He was a Pequot Indian, born in Stonington, CT. He lived most of his life in Nipmuc country – taking Nipmuc Mary Pegan as his wife and settling down in Wabaquasset (now Woodstock, CT).   Here are the first three generations of Mary and John Nedson. Is you have corrections or additional information, please let me … Continue reading Nedson Family Line

Nipmuc Nation Family Lines

The Nipmuc Nation recently opened their tribal rolls to new members. Anyone with a direct family member already on the roll can submit an application for enrollment. It’s not much but after 10 years of refusing to add anyone other than new births, it is welcome news. For those of you unaware of what Nipmuc family lines are eligible for enrollment, here is the list. … Continue reading Nipmuc Nation Family Lines