A History of the Sakonnet People by Marjorie O’Toole

Little Compton Historical Society Executive Director Marjorie O’Toole presented an introduction to the history of the Sakonnet People as we understand it today and the announcement of the Sakonnet History Project, a multi-year effort to learn more about the Sakonnets and their history from the beginning of time to the present day. In it, she covered the Sachems, land sales, English settlement, relationships, events during the King Philip War, and new and ongoing research. Click here for a 68-minute YouTube video of her March 22, 2023 presentation.