Ray and Dave meet with Jessica David at the RI Foundation


Ray Two Hawks Watson (pictured with his children and a Roger Williams cutout), Pomham Sachem of the Mashapoag Tribe in Providence and Executive Director and Founder of the Providence Cultural Equity Initiative, and Dave Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project, met today with Jessica David, Executive Vice-President of Strategy & Community Investments at the Rhode Island Foundation. The three discussed ways that connections to indigenous people in Rhode Island, including the nine tribes that are located in the state, can be facilitated with the public. They proposed an initial meeting to plan strategies to develop a statewide network with a web site and possible links to tour opportunities.

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