July 22, 2019

Pokanokets come to Camp Wetu at Mount Hope Farm

Members of the Pokanoket Tribe came to Camp Wetu at Mount Hope Farm on July 22, 2019 to teach leather craft and to share some of their traditional stories and dances.In the first hour, campers were taught how to make a leather pouch using sinew to sew it together. Click here for the web page […]

Pokanoket leather workshop at Mt. Hope Farm’s Camp Wetu

Pokanoket Tribe members Blue Shell, Hawkswanee and Two Deers taught a group of children at Camp Wetu how to make a leather pouch, similar to what American Indians may have made. Camp Director Carolyn Westgate and her camp counselors gathered the children at the Education Center where materials for the workshop were laid out. After […]