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 and video. In the next hour, Pokanoket Sachem Dancing Star presented their history going back to the time of the Mayflower. She then told the children some traditional stories and Little Feather taught them a Pokanoket song. Running Deer then led them in some dances to the rhythm of the Tribal drummers. Click here for a web page and video of that hour.

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