Upcoming Events in Nipmuc Country

April 27th, 6 to 8 pm Nipmuc Nation Tribal Office 2010 DEER ISLAND MEMORIAL SACRED RUN & PADDLE: NIPMUC PERSPECTIVES ON THE SACRED JOURNEY Nipmuc Sacred Paddlers Pam Ellis, Cheryll Toney Holley, and Troy Phillips and Mashpee Wampanoag/Nipmuc Sacred Runner and Paddler Marcus Hendricks traced the complete land and water route of the forced removal of our ancestors from S. Natick to Deer Island in … Continue reading Upcoming Events in Nipmuc Country

Sacred Paddle, October 30, 2010 (Part 1)

The Sacred Paddle was part of this year’s annual Deer Island Memorial. Organized by the Natick Nipmuc Council, each year there are activities to commemorate the forced removal of Native people from their homes to an internment camp on Deer Island. This happened on October 30, 1675 to the residents of the Natick Praying Plantation. Natives living in other English-style towns soon followed. All told, … Continue reading Sacred Paddle, October 30, 2010 (Part 1)