Mayflower Author Nathaniel Philbrick meets the Pokanoket Sagamore Po Wauipi Neimpaug

Pokanoket Nation Sagamore Po Wauipi Neimpaug (William Guy) was introduced to Mayflower author Nathaniel Philbrick at the Providence Athenaeum by Philbrick’s cousin, Timothy, ahead of his presentation at the Unitarian Church nearby on December 12, 2019. The Athenaeum, sponsor of the Author’s talk, provided a reception at which Philbrick met the Pokanoket Sagamore, Winds of Thunder, for the first time. The Sagamore is a direct descendant of the Massasoit Ousamequin, King Philip and Simeon Simans, George Washington’s personal bodyguard in the Revolutionary War, Philbrick wrote about the King Philip War  in his popular 2006 book, Mayflower, a Story of Courage, Community and War and about the Revolutionary War in four of his books. Following the reception, Philbrick gave an hour-long talk about the American Revolution to an overflow crowd in the nearby Unitarian Society Church hall.

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