POKANOKET TRIBE

The Pokanoket Tribe occupied Sowams for thousands of years prior to the arrival of the English colonists in 1620. Though they were nearly exterminated after the King Philip War, they have continued to live and thrive in the Sowams Heritage Area. Learn more about them by clicking on any of the pictures below.

 Pokanoket Tribe Today

Educational Programs

Renewal of the Covenant Ceremony at Potumtuk

 Pokonoket Tribe at Potumtuk with Camp Wetu

 Pokanoket Tribal History

 Genocide and Enslavement of American Aborigine