July 2021

Dr. Weed completes week-long session with the Levanthal Map & Education Center

The Levanthal Map & Education Center at Boston Public Library invited 40 teachers from across the country to participate in a week-long on-line education program on 17th century colonial and Indigenous map making during the last week of August, 2021. Participants explored the history and landscape of 1600s New England, with an emphasis on the […]

Warren Town Council approves first municipal Land Acknowledgement in New England

Four hundred years after the first visit by Plymouth Pilgrims Edward Winslow and Stephen Hopkins to the home of the Pokanoket Massasoit Ousamequin, who had struck a treaty with them four months earlier, the Town Council of Warren, RI passed what is believed to be the first municipal Land Acknowledgement in New England. The Acknowledgement, […]