Past 17th Century Related Events

(Arranged chronologically)

June 2, 2024

  Archaeology of Sowams at the Strawberry Festival 

May 29, 2024

The Dutch in Upper Manhattan with Dr. Deborah Hamer

May 23, 2024

The History of the Pequot Tribe

May 18, 2024

History of Sowams presented on Museum Day

May 15, 2024

The Forgotten Path to Church State Separation in America’s Founding

May 12, 2024

Pokahantas – The woman behind the legend

May 9, 2024

 American History Lesson #4: GED lessons with Mrs. Lynch

May 5, 2024

The History of the Powhatan Tribe

May 2, 2024

Religion and Reformation in Plymouth Colony

May 1, 2024




Sowams presentation to the Rehoboth Antiquarian Society



April 21, 2024

Hadley, Massachusetts, Frontier Settlement on the River

April 11, 2024

Clothing, textiles and dress accessories in Plymouth Colony

April 6, 2024

Tour of the Royal Pokanoket Burial Ground at Burr’s Hill Park

April 3, 2024

The Wampanoag IV: Kind Philip’s War (1675-76)

April 1, 2024

Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

March 30, 2024

The History of the Mohawk Tribe

March 26 & 27, 2024

Sowams Project holds Community Conversations in Seekonk and Bristol

March 21, 2024

  Pocahontas: The American Indian Princess Who Risked Her Life

March 21, 2024

Creating a new National Heritage Area in Sowams

March 20, 2024

King Philip’s War at the Wayland Library with Eric Schultz

March 17, 2024

Indigenous Food Sovereignty within Colonial Land Transactions

March 17, 2024

Renewal of the Covenant Ceremony at Potumtuk

March 15, 2024

Anne Hutchinson: Religious pioneer

March 12, 2024

What actually happened in 1619: The origins of slavery in North America

March 11, 2024

Finding Ann Bradstreet

March 8, 2024

Archaeology in Connecticut with Nicholas Bellantoni

March 1, 2024

New York in the Age of Piracy

February 26, 2024

Brethren by Nature: New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery

February 25, 2024

Mayflower Pilgrims 1606-1620

February 21, 2024

Gather Documentary shown by the Barrington Land Conservation Trust 

February 21, 2024

Sowams is presented to Lifelong Learners in a Brown Bag session

February 7, 2024

Easy Money: New England Puritans and the Invention of modern currency

February 6, 2024

  The Great Migration Study Project Continues

January 31, 2024

Ships, Shipwrecks and Medals in the 17th Century

January 28, 2024

Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Colonies (1642-1671)

January 24, 2024

A History of Boston with Author Daniel Dain

January 19, 2024

Plymouth Colony Architecture 1620-1690

January 1, 2024

The Complex Relationship Between British Colonists and Native Americans in Early America

December 27, 2023

The New World: How the Pilgrim Fathers Colonised America

December 25, 2023

Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of existence in New England

December 21, 2023

Native Voices – An Hour with Members of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe

November 30, 2023

Enslaved Christians: Black Church Member in the Era of Cotton Mather

November 27, 2023

Native American Heritage Celebration at Providence City Hall

November 23, 2023

America’s First Rager: The Story of Merrymount

November 20, 2023

Native American Heritage Month at East Providence City Hall

November 16, 2023

Indigenous Peoples in Portsmouth during the Colonial Period

November 15, 2023

Stolen Relations: Centuries of Native Enslavement in the Americas

November 14, 2023

The Vikings in North American: 40 Years Later with Kevin Smith

November 13, 2023

  A conversation with Pokanoket Historian Strong Turtle

November 13, 2023

King’s Rock historic marker installation announced in Swansea

November 9, 2023

The Colonial Struggle Against Arbitrary Rule in the Late 1600s

November 4, 2023

Partnership offers a tour of the Isaac Royal House and slave quarters

November 2, 2023

Responsibility and Repair: Legacies of Indigenous Enslavement at Harvard

November 1, 2023

The Pequot War and Indigenous Enslavement in New England

October 28, 2023

Pokanoket mural unveiling in East Providence, RI

October 25, 2023

Sickness & Evil in the New England Colonies, 1620-1788

October 21, 2023

Center for Indigenous Peoples Rights Annual Gathering 2023, Day Two

October 18, 2023

  Built from Bondage: Slavery and the Colonization of New England, 1620-1700

October 17 & 18, 2023

Community Conversations provide public input for the Sowams Project

October 13, 2023

  On Belongings, Archives, and Indigenizing Design

September 30, 2023

Pokanoket Tribe helps to Celebrate Seekonk

September 28, 2023

San Miguel School visits the Seat of Metacom

September 23, 2023

Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Intertribal Pow Wow in Rehoboth

September 23, 2023

Learning to make corn husk dolls at the Carpenter Museum with Chelsea Johnston

September 16, 2023

A Murder in Wickford – 1670 presented at Smith’s Castle

September 9, 2023

Sowams Woods Walk with the Barrington Land Conservation Trust

August 30, 2023

The Story of Wampum Continues with Eric Johnson

August 27, 2023

Birth of an American Town: Sudbury, Massachusetts

August 25, 2023

Prosecutions for fornication in Plymouth Colony

Why English took more than 100 years to sail to America

August 18, 2023

Lifelong Learning Class visits multiple sites in the Sowams Heritage Area

August 12, 2023

Where have the Salem Witchcraft documents been since 1692?

August 9, 2023

  Replica of Magellan’s ship docks in Bristol RI

August 6, 2023

3rd Annual Pokanoket Heritage Day at Burr’s Hill Park

July 28, 2023

Eastern Medicine Singers perform at the Newport Folk Festival

July 21, 2023

Early 17th century English history with Sherry Rankin

July 27, 2023

Other States of America History podcasts

July 14, 2023

A Most Pernicious Affair: Conflict Between Native Americans and the Dutch

July 14, 2023

Roger Williams presented by Cathy Hurst at the RI State House

July 12, 2023

Terror and Slaughter in New England: The Pequot War and the Making of Colonial New England

July 6, 2023

The restoration of tidal hydrology in Sowams with Wenley Ferguson

July 5, 2023

Beyond Reservation: The Hidden Histories of Indian New England

June 30, 2023

The Blazing World: A New History of Revolutionary England

June 28, 2023

The Rediscovery of America with Dr. Ned Blackhawk

June 27, 2023

  Landscapes of Indenture: Scottish Prisoners of War in 17th century New England

June 19, 2023

Pokanoket Tribe helps to celebrate Juneteenth holiday in Newport

June 17, 2023

A Walk to the Council Oak in Dighton

June 17, 2023

A Little War, A Little Genealogy with Eric Schultz

June 13, 2023

  Bristol and the Pokanokets Welcome the Golden Rule Sailboat for Peace

June 10, 2023

Keith Morton leads a walk to Margaret’s Rock where Roger Williams sheltered

June 6, 2023

A video tour of the Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, MA

June 6, 2023

  Judges Cave near New Haven, CT reveals early colonial manhunt

June 5, 2023

Native Americans of New England with UMass Professor Christoph Strobel

June 3, 2023

  Dream Big and Dream Out Loud with the Pocasset Tribe of MA & RI

June 1, 2023

Commonwealth Museum Gallery One Exhibit: 1630-1763

June 1, 2023

Commonwealth Museum: The Director’s Tour

May 24, 2023

  History of Stonewalls in New England with Jennifer Robinson

May 22, 2023

Conserving Byfield’s Flag, the oldest in America

May 21, 2023

Fish Passage Community Parade at Blackstone Valley National Historical Park

May 16, 2023

Osamequin Nature Trail marker unveiled in Barrington

May 14, 2023

The Cavaliers & Puritans: The history behind British literature

May 13, 2023

Tour of the Royal Pokanoket Burial Ground at Burr’s Hill Park

May 13, 2023

The Pokanoket Tribe at Mt. Hope Farm’s Spring Fest

May 10, 2023

A Community Reading of William Apess’s Eulogy on Metacom

May 10, 2023

A Constitutional Culture: the Struggle Against Arbitrary Rule in the Restoration Empire

May 9, 2023

Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made America

May 3, 2023

King Philip’s War and the place of violence in the Northeast

May 2, 2023

Greg Gerritt talks about the Moshassuck River in Providence

April 29, 2023

Coggeshall Farm Museum holds a Land Acknowledgement Ceremony

April 20, 2023

  Walk to Osamequin Nature Preserve

April 11, 2023

Ashmolean Museum in 1683 Oxford

April 4, 2023

The Narragansett, Roger Williams and the Discord that created RI

March 31, 2023

After the Mayflower, A Struggling Colony Expands, 1621-1623

March 22, 2023

  Massasoit Ousamequin & Edward Winslow: A reflection on 400 years

March 22, 2023

A History of the Sakonnet People with Marjorie O’Toole

March 20, 2023

  Changing the Massachusttes seal and motto

March 12, 2023

Community Maple Sugar closing celebration at Osamequin Farm

March 9, 2023

 Sowams presentation at the Warren Senior Center

March 6, 2023

Sowams Presentation to New Bedford Whaling Museum volunteers

February 25, 2023

  Pokanokets participate in Middle Passage Marker site unveiling

February 22, 2023

 The Battlefield Archaeology of the Pequot War (1636-1637)

  Historical Perspectives from The Wigwam

February 21, 2023

Occupying Massachustts and the Norumbeka Project

February 17, 2023

Enslaved Native Americans in Bermuda

February 16, 2023

Narragansett Indians and Native American Life

February 11, 2023

  Wampanoag Canoe Passage Trip in 2005

February 8, 2023

New Light on Common Mather

February 2, 2023

As we rise: Dressing in Plymouth Colony

January 27, 2023

The Massachusetts Sixpence of 1652

January 25, 2023

The History of the East Indian Company

January 23, 2023

  Popham Colony: Planning, Attempt and Legacy podcast

January 20, 2023

Indigenous Weapons and Tactics of King Philip’s War

January 18, 2023

 Parallel Universes with Lori Rogers-Stokes

January 14, 2023

The Pokanoket Tribe at the Providence Children’s Museum

December 30, 2022

Correcting my first King Philip’s War video

December 19, 2022

The Pokanoket Tribe at the Whiteknact Elementary School

December 19, 2022

Presentation of eagle feathers at the Audubon Society

December 18, 2022

Swansea’s celebration of the 200th anniversary of King Philip’s War

December 17, 2022

Indigenous Natick today with Tribal Historian Pam Ellis

December 15, 2022

Archaeology and Indigenous History of Dogtown

December 12, 2022

Barrington Land Trust leads winter walk through Sowams Woods

December 9, 2022

A tribute to Archaeologist James Deetz

December 6, 2022

King Philip’s War and Sudbury Fight

December 1, 2022

Squanto’s Journey to Patuxet, a Pokanoket Village

November 20, 2022

Rethinking Thanksgiving with David Silverman at St. Bart’s

November 17, 2022

  Indigenous Peoples of Portsmouth During the Colonial Period

  Connecticut’s great discoveries in archaeology

November 16, 2022

Native American Heritage Month program at the East Providence City Hall

November 15, 2022

Thanksgiving Myths and What They Don’t Tell Us

  Forgotten Frontier: Maine & New Hampshire in the 17th Century

November 12, 2022

  The Desperate Crossing of the Sparrow-Hawk

Nanepashemet’s People: The Native Inhabitants of Swampscott and Essex County

November 8, 2022

Beaver full moonrise at Mt. Hope Farm

November 5, 2022

  The Pokanoket Tribe is invited to Alden House in Duxbury, MA

November 4, 2022

The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving

November 1, 2022

  American Indian special collection opens at the George Hail Library in Warren

October 30, 2022

Abram’s Rock Walk with Professor Paul Cote

October 30, 2022

  The Dark Side of the Puritans: The Pequot War of 1637

October 24, 2022

Sowams presentation to the Somerset Historical Society

October 22, 2022

Professor Keith Morton leads a walk to Margaret’s Cave

October 20, 2022

 A Place of Persistence: Eastern Pequot Reservation Archaeology

October 19, 2022

  Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England with Jean O’Brien

October 16, 2022

Barrington Brickyard Walk shows evidence of 17th century work

October 15, 2022

Tour of the Somerset Historical Society Indian Room

October 8, 2022

Dispossession: Indigenous Land Loss in Plymouth County

October 3, 2022

  The Power of Place in Indigenous Life

October 2, 2022

Barrington RI Slave History Medallion Installation Ceremony

October 2, 2022

Sowams historic marker dedicated at the Newman Congregational Church

October 1, 2022

  Deerfield: Whose Story? A historiographic museum tour

September 30, 2022

Weeku from Mat to Bark in 13 Moons by Darius Coombs

September 25, 2022

  New England American Indian Place Names

September 17, 2022

Ask Roger at the Captain Wilbur Kelly House

September 14, 2022

Native Natick in a Violent Century, 1650-1750

September 11, 2022

Pokanoket Tribe opens the 9/11 ceremony at the Warren Town Wharf

September 10, 2022

Honoring the Land at the Audubon Raptor Weekend

September 2, 2022

From Nonotuck to Northampton: Recovering Histories of Indigenous Persistence

August 28, 2022

Partnership of Historic Bostons visits the Sowams Heritage Area

August 27, 2022

  Warren Land Trust offers a walk through the 1682 Haile Farm land in Warren

August 21, 2022

Native American Burial Ground found on Cape Cod

August 19, 2022

  Time of Anarchy by Matthew Kruer

August 13, 2022


Eastern Medicine Singers perform at the East Providence Art Festival

August 12, 2022

Walking Mount Hope Farm: Spectacular bay views and Colonial and tribal history


August 7, 2022

  2nd Annual Pokanoket Heritage Day celebrated in Warren, RI

July 29, 2022

Warren cider works is now named after Sowams, the original name of the town

July 29, 2022

William Bradford: The Man Who Helped Found America

July 28, 2022

Procter & Gamble volunteers spend a day of service in Sowams

July 26, 2022

 Mayflower Descendants dedicate a bnch to the Massasoit Ousamequin

July 22, 2022

    Brown, Willett, Myles and the earliest roots of Slavery

July 19, 2022

  Pilgrims, Puritans, and the Founding of the New England Colonies

July 18, 2022

  Visitors from West Virginia tour the Sowams Heritage Area

July 15, 2022

  Early Pocasset history at Heritage State Park

July 12, 2022

  A new reading of Mary Rowlandson’s captivity narrative

July 11, 2022

  Burr’s Hill Park campers learn about the Massasoit and the Pokanokets


July 9, 2022

Pequot Tribe holds an Education Powwow at the Mashantucket Museum

July 8, 2022

National Parks Conservation Association staff member visits Sowams

June 26, 2022

  Pokanoket Tribe celebrates Strawberry Moon Thanksgiving for the first time in two years

June 26, 2022

  The Pen of Justice: William Apess and his Eulogyon King Philip

June 24, 2022

  Warren 19th century author attempts to describe American Indian past

June 18, 2022

The Role of Climate Change in17th Century History

June 8, 2022

  Reclaiming Indigenous Maritime Traditions and Sovereignty

June 4, 2022

Drs. Morton & Weed lead a walk to Margaret’s Cave

May 28, 2022

The Mayflower’s Island House and the story told in Southampton

May 28, 2022

 Another Crossing exhibit in Plymouth, England

May 21, 2022

A Visit to the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum

May 19, 2022

 Valentine Whitman House to be sold

May 19, 2022

  Culture Bearer Series with Linda Coombs

May 12, 2022

  Sunken Vasa ship reveals 17th century life in detail

May 10, 2022

  Culture Bearer Series with James Kaagegaabaw Vukelich

May 7, 2022

  Pokanoket Tribe at the Mt Hope Spring Fest

May 6, 2022

  Reading Mary Williams at Roger Williams University

May 6, 2022

  Early Warren marker installed at the Kickemuit Middle School

May 3, 2022

Exploring the Lives of Plymouth Colony Women

May 1, 2022

 A taste of history with the Dorking Museum & Heritage Centre

May 1, 2022

Dr. Weed offers a tour of the Pokanoket Royal Burial Site

April 27, 2022

A Key into the Language of America with Lorén Spears

April 28, 2022

  Reconsidering Slavery in 17th Century New Netherland

April 27, 2022

  Native Providence: A Virtual Author Talk with Patricia Rubertone

April 13, 2022

  Sowams presented at the Robbins Museum in Middleboro

April 10, 2022

  Early Bristol marker placed at the 1st Congregational Church

April 7, 2022

  Braiding Sweetgrass: with Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer

April 6, 2022

East Providence passes Land Acknowledgement

April 1, 2022

  King Philip’s War with author Michael Tougias

March 12, 2022

  In Defense of Puritanism

March 6, 2022

  Pokanoket Tribe participates in Osamequin Farm maple sugaring event

March 4, 2022

  The Endless Fascination with the Salem Witch Trials

February 27, 2022

John Alden and the Long History of Plymouth Colony

February 27, 2022

  Sowams Heritage Area presented at the Squantum Association

February 19, 2022

The Archaeology of Cape Cod National Seashore

February 12, 2022

Stimulating Beverages with Amanda Lange

February 10, 2022

Old Maps, New Pathways with Christine DeLucia

February 10, 2022

  A “new London” on the Thames by CT State Historian Walter Woodward

February 1, 2022

Providence MLK event begins with Land Acknowledgement

January 27, 2022

  Writing Indians Out of Existence with Jean O’Brien

January 20, 2022

Bounty film documents attempt at Native genocide in Maine

January 15, 2022

Cyrus Dallin Museum features Native American sculptures

December 22, 2021

Away from Home exhibit at URI documents Indian boarding schools

December 19, 2021

  Live like in the 17th century: Tales from the Green Valley

December 12, 2021

The History of Sowams at the East Providence Historical Society

 A Deep Presence, 13,000 years of Native American History with Robert Goodby

December 9, 2021

Urbana Archipelago: An Environmental History of the Boston Harbor Islands

November 29, 2021

3rd Annual Native American Heritage Month at Providence City Hall

November 28, 2021

Jim Foster interviews Nathaniel Philbrick about his book Mayflower

November 27, 2021

Pokanoket women show how to make a corn husk doll

November 21, 2021

  Native American Voices and Culture at the Mixed Magic Theatre

November 19, 2021

Surviving the Great Dying of 1616-1619

November 19, 2021

David Silverman – This Land is Their Land at Boston Public Library

November 18, 2021

The Trial, Execution, and Exoneration of Rebecca Nurse

November 17, 2021

  Pits, posts and palisades: The Archaeology of 17th century Plymouth Colony

November 15, 2021

Native American Heritage Month celebrated in East Providence

November 14, 2021

  Sowams & the Pokanokets at the Touisset Clubhouse

November 13, 2021

  Roger Williams University dedicates a room to the Pokanoket Tribe

November 11, 2021

The Home of the Mayflower in Essex, England

November 11, 2021

Michael Tougias on the Mayflower to King Philip’s War

November 10, 2021

Native and English Spirituality Compared in Bosworth Lecture

November 7, 2021

  400th Anniversary of Thanksgiving at Mt. Hope Farm

November 7, 2021

    Panel discusses what really happened at the first Thanksgiving

November 6, 2021

Keith Morton leads a walk to Margaret’s Rock & Cave

November 2, 2021

Census Making, and Indian Erasure in New England with Jason Mancini

October 24, 2021

Eastern Medicine Singers at the Warren, RI Walkabout

October 22, 2021

  Uncomfortable Truth: Indigenous communities and law in New England

October 16, 2021

  What hath Roger wrought with Robert A. Geake

October 15, 2021

Radical, Rebels and Rejects

October 12, 2021

The Beads that Bought Manhattan at the Brown Arts Institute

October 10, 2021

Dighton Rock may have Indigenous origins

October 7, 2021 

  Connecticut’s Paleo-Indian Sites

October 6, 2021

The Origins of the Boston Common

October 4, 2021

Warren artists choose Sowams themes for their paintings

September 29, 2021

Harwich, home of Captain Jones where the Mayflower was built

September 27, 2021

  Gainsborough, site of the Separatists’ escape to Leiden

September 27, 2021

Bassetlaw Museum opens Pilgrims’Gallery in Retford,

September 27, 2021

Scrooby noted as the home of Separatist William Brewster

September 27, 2021

  Austerfield, England celebrates Pilgrim Father William Bradford

September 21-25, 2021

  Wampanoags visit the Bassetlaw Museum in Retford, England

September 20, 2021

  Puritan Faultlines: House v. Meeting House in Puritan New England

September 20, 2021

Bodies Politic: Town Founding and the Common Good

September 19, 2021

Dr. Weed talks about the 1621 treaty at Speakers’ Corner in London

September 15, 2021

British Museum exhibit excludes mention of the Pokanokets

September 14, 2021

  Puritan social gospel and the City on a Hill with Francis Bremmer

September 13, 2021

  Southern New England Tribes and sacred sites

September 10, 2021

  Connecticut Native American Communities Past and Present

September 8. 2021

 National Museum of the American Indian holds Sowams artifacts on-line

September 7, 2021

  Upending 1620: Where Do We Begin? exhibit

September 1, 2021

  Connie Baxter Marlow & Andrew Cameron Bailey visit Sowams

August 27, 2021

  Conservation work planned at Clemence-Irons House

August 14, 2021

  Ben Crystal interprets Roger Williams

August 11, 2021

  Ruth Major paintings on display at the Bristol Library

August 8, 2021

  Samoset, the Wawenock from Pemaquid

August 8, 2021

  Pokanoket Heritage Day at Burr’s Hill Park in Warren

August 6, 2021

  Pokanoket History at Burr’s Hill Park Summer Camp

July 29, 2021

  Dutch New York with Historian Barry Lewis

July 24, 2021

  Keith Morton leads a walk to Margaret’s Cave

July 22, 2021

  A Look-back at Spring, 1621 with Richard Pickering

July 22, 2021

The Great Migration to New England

July 19, 2021

Pokanoket Land Acknowledgement hits the papers

July 14, 2021


Hansken, Rembrandt’s Elephant


July 10, 2021

  Sowams Heritage Area featured on History Camp America

July 4, 2021

  Wetu on display at the Baker Street Playground

July 3, 2021

  400th Anniversary of Winslow’s visit to Ousamequin commemorated in Warren

July 1, 2021

Founding Fish: Maine’s 17th Century Cod Fishing Industry

June 27, 2021

  Author Nathaniel Philbrick visits the Massasoit’s home town

June 25, 2021

  Roger Williams Family Association tours the RI State House

June 24, 2021

 Pokanoket Sagamore relates tribal history at Ink Fish Bookstore

June 19, 2021

  RI Slave History Medallions Installation at Linden Place

June 18, 2021

  Lane Sparkman displays 17th century RI documents

June 17, 2021

  Historic marker unveiled at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol

June 17, 2021

Dave Weed describes the history of Burr’s Hill Park

June 16, 2021

  Above her sex; The problem of public women

June 11, 2021

  A Look Back at Winter 1621

June 10, 2021

  The Roger Williams Study Group at Smith’s Castle

June 5, 2021

Three sisters garden planted at Hunt’s Mills

June 3, 2021

Live like in the 17th century: Tales from the Green Valley

June 3, 2021

  Indigenizing Historical Narratives with Chris Newell

May 27, 2021

Boston by Map with the Leventhal Center

May 23, 2021

Sagamore Winds of Thunder receives an honorary degree from RWU

May 19, 2021

  A 17th Century Life: The Diary of Ralph Josselin

May 18, 2022

  Pequod Museum reopens after 14-month Covid closure

May 13, 2021

  Chemistry in 17th Century New England

May 2, 2021

  Electric Box painting of Ousamequin by Jess Brown

April 30, 2021

  Ceremonial stone walk in the Bioreserve with Carl Ferreira

April 28, 2021

 Author Conversations with Patricia Rubertone

April 21, 2021

  Sowams painting on display in Warren bookstore

April 18, 2021

  The Rule to Walk by with Roxanne Reddington-Wilde

April 17, 2021

  5th International Indigenous Peoples Cultural Conference

April 14, 2021

  Warren Land Conservation Trust names Sowams Meadows Preserve

April 14, 2021

  Jean O’Brian: Massasoit and Memory

April 14, 2021

Terror to the Wicked with author Tobey Pearl

April 13, 2021

  King Philip’s War and the Character of Colonial America

April 8, 2021

  Living Godly Lives: A Look at Puritan Morality

April 5, 2021

  Peregrine White: 1st Englishman Born in New England

March 29, 2021

  Writing Mary Williams Back into the Historical Record

March 25, 2021

  The World of Plymouth Plantation with Carla Gardina Pestana

March 24, 2021

  This land is a Living Witness with Sachem Lance Young 

March 20, 2021

  The Early History of North Westport with Al Lees III

March 18, 2021

  Roger Williams’ new and dangerous ideas with Ranger John McNiff

March 11, 2021

  A Storm of Witchcraft with author Emerson Baker

March 2, 2021

  How an alliance was formed and broken

February 17, 2021

Watchemoket Square plans announced in East Providence

February 10, 2021

  Pokanokets and Pilgrims presentation at Hamilton House

February 4, 2021

  The Wampanoag and the Arrival of the Pilgrims with Linda Coombs

February 4, 2021

  Witchcraft in the 17th Century by Dr. Carrington-Farmer

January 29, 2021

  Illness and the Making of Early New England

January 14, 2021

Settling the Good Land – Governance and Promotion in John Winthrop’s New England

January 12, 2021

Survival: Boston 1630-1635

January 10, 2021

  King Philip’s War with National Park Ranger John McNiff

December 15, 2020

  Of Plimoth Plantation: New Facsimile Edition Virtual Launch

December 14, 2020

  John G. Turner discusses early slavery in Sowams

December 5, 2020

   Plymouth Antiquarian Society offers a virtual tour Plymouth holidays

November 26, 2020

  National Day of Mourning remembered 50 years later

November 24, 2020

  Mayor Elorza hosts the 2nd Annual Native American Heritage Month Celebration

November 24, 2020

  What you learned about the ‘first Thanksgiving’ isn’t true

November 19, 2020

  The American Experience presents “The Pilgrims”, again

November 19, 2020

  Slavery and the Slave Trade in Rhode Island

November 19, 2019

  David J. Silverman: “This Land is Their Land” 2019 presentation in Boston

November 18, 2020

  The Pilgrims, the Wampanoag, and Reciprocity with Jenny Hale Pulsipher

November 17, 2020

  John G. Turner talks about the Pilgrims 400 years later

November 15, 2020

  Archaeology Along the Palmer River in Rehoboth with Archaeologist Erin Flynn

November 12, 2020

  Signatures of Rhode Island’s Indigenous Leaders

November 12, 2020

  Nathaniel Philbrick discusses “Mayflower” at the Boston Public Library

November 2, 2020

  National Geographic History magazine features Sowams

October 28, 2020

  The Tribes and their relations with the Mass Bay Colony

October 28, 2020

  Bill Kirkpatrick tours the Johannis Farm in Sowams

October 27, 2020

  Watchemoket Square Week includes a Sowams presentation

October 22, 2020

  Roger Williams University class explores the Native American experience

October 21, 2020

  Massasoit’s Meanings: Shifting Histories of Settler-Colonialism

October 20, 2020

  Telling 17th Century New England Stories Through the Archives

October 19, 2020

City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism

October 18, 2020

  Roger Williams Family Association gathers at Margaret’s Rock

October 14, 2020

  Wampanoag Life Before the Pilgrims

October 12, 2020

  Indigenous in Rhode Island: Reflections on Courage and Community

October 12, 2020

  We are all on Native land: A conversation about Land Acknowledgements

October 6, 2020

  The Great Swamp Fight: The Bloodiest Day of King Philip’s War

September 24, 2020

  Roger Williams and the Architecture of Religious Freedom

September 20, 2020

   Turbulent times in early Rehoboth: Obadiah Holmes and his Baptist Friends

September 17, 2020

  First Day of Issue for new “Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor” Forever stamp

September 16, 2020

Decolonizing Sowams: Resisting the Erasure of Indigenous Lives in the East Bay of RI

September 15, 2020

  The Untold Story of the Sowams Heritage Area at the Carpenter Museum

September 3, 2020

A visit to the historic Winslow House in Marshfield, MA with Regina Porter

September 3, 2020

  Penelope Winslow: Plymouth Colony First Lady with Michelle Marchetti Coughlin

September 1, 2020

  Nevertheless, She Persisted: Exploring 17th-Century Women for a 21st-Century World

August 25, 2020

  RWU student create informative booklet

August 20, 2020

The Northern Colonies in the 17th Century

August 16, 2020

  Exploring the Narrative of the Swansea Baptists with Rev. Charles Hartman

August 13, 2020

  Indigenizing the Curriculum at Roger Williams University

August 13, 2020

A virtual tour of 17th century Taunton at the Old Colony Museum

August 10, 2020

Professor Creviston on the New England Colonies

August 9, 2020

  Sagamore Winds of Thunder opens anti-racism rally in Barrington

August 5, 2020

  Slavery and Freedom in Little Compton

August 5, 2020

  Mayflower II visits New Bedford on the way to Plymouth

August 4, 2020

  Community Garden with Three Sisters Plot under construction at Hunts Mills

July 25, 2020

  17th Century Meetup group explores Anawan Rock with Naturalist Don Doucette

July 25, 2020

  Keith Morton leads a group including three Pokanokets to Margaret’s Cave

July 19, 2020

  Pokanokets build a portable wetu at Mt. Hope Farm

July 16, 2020

  Rally to change the Massachusetts flag and seal

June 17, 2020

  Authors Blee and O’Brien talk about Monumental Mobility today

June 11, 2020

  Bradford and Plymouth: The View from 400 Years

June 9, 2020

  Pokanoket Tribe gathers at new Burr’s Hill historic marker

July 9, 2020

Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

June 5, 2020

  Laid Waste! The Culture of Exploitation in Early America

May 19, 2020

  Little Compton’s 17th Century Women with Marjory O’Toole

April 8, 2020

Living Godly Lives: A Look at Puritan Morality

April 3, 2020

  Dr. Weed talks about the Sowams Project with RWU professor Dr. Jeremy M. Campbell

March 13, 2020

  Roger Williams’ Early Life in London, England

March 12

  British Museum display fails to include the story of Sowams

March 4, 2020

  Lorén Spears at the RI State Library speaks about Roger Williams’ A Key Into the Language of America

February 21, 2020

  Dr. Weed presents Pokanokets and Pilgrims: Compromise & Conflict in the 17th Century

February 13, 2020

  Author Philippa Gregory visits Potumtuk with the Pokanoket Sagamore and Sachem

January 31, 2020

 Warrior Women Panel Discussion at Providence College

January 26, 2020

  State archaeologist Timothy Ives talks about stone heaping practices of New England farmers

January 25, 2020

  Roger Williams celebrated as part of traveling exhibit’s stop at local library

January 15. 2020

  Revitalization of Watchemoket Square plans presented at Tockwotton on the Waterfront

December 17, 2019

  17th Century Sowams Presented at the Rehoboth History Club

December 12, 2019

  Mayflower Author Nathaniel Philbrick meets the Pokanoket Sagamore Po Wauipi Neimpaug

December 11, 2019

  Roger Williams in England at the Peace Dale Museum of Art and Culture

November 21, 2019

  Four women tour three indigenous locations

November 20, 2019

  City of East Providence celebrates Native American Heritage Month 

November 14, 2019

  Dr. Weed teaches about Sowams at the Barrington Learning Center

November 13, 2019

  Future of Barrington Nockum Hill Lot 3A discussed at public forum

November 9, 2019

  Hike the Mowry Path that Metacom, Weetamoe and their followers took to the Taunton River

November 8, 2019

‘Memory Lands’ a lecture on King Philip’s War by Christine DeLucia

November 5, 2019

  DCR archaeologist describes the first people of Fall River to seniors

November 3, 2019

  Paul Cote leads family members and Meetup group to Abram’s Rock in Swansea

November 1 & 2, 2019

  NEARA Conference explores early boundaries and indigenous migration patterns

October 28, 2019

 National Park Ranger John McNiff Brings the 17th Century to Life

October 26, 2019

  17th century presentations at the New England Historical Association Conference

October 23, 2019

  Dave Norton tells the John and Elizabeth Howland Pilgrim story

October 18, 2019

The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island with Scott Dawson and Mark Horton

October 14, 2019

  Honoring Indigenous People at the Providence Honk Festival

October 12, 2019

  Neutaconkanut Hill Festival hosts guided hikes and Native storytelling and song

October 10, 2019

  Native and Colonial History presentated at the Audubon Education Center in Bristol

October 9, 2019

  Archaeologist Erin Flynn talks about the early history of Swansea, MA

October 7, 2019

  Sowams Project presented at the Massasoit Historical Association in Warren

October 5, 2019

  Pokanokets and Pilgrims presentation at Watchemoket Square Day in East Providence

October 2, 2019

  Sowams Project presented at Heritage State Park in Fall River

October 1, 2019

  Winslow Point at Peace Haven where Winslow, Metacom and Weetamoe likely crossed the Taunton River

September 28, 2019

  Big Drum Powwow wraps up first day at Roger Williams Memorial

September 28, 2019

  Day-long “Roger Was Here” Seminar held at Smith’s Castle

September 26, 2019

  Chief Quaiapen presented by Ray Two Hawks Watson at RWU

September 25, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area Project presented to the Bristol Rotary Club

September 22, 2019

  Meetup Group tour of Martin House and Sachem’s Knoll

September 20, 2019

  Tour of 17th century Burial Hill in Plymouth, MA

September 18, 2019

  Author Ed Lodi talks about Benjamin Church in the King William’s War

September 14, 2019

  Land acknowledgement mural depicts the tribes of Mount Hope in Providence

August 25, 2019

  Winds of Thunder presents at Mt. Hope Meetup Event

August 16, 2019

  Sturgeon Full Moon Walk at Mount Hope Farm

August 13, 2019

Sowams article published in Prime Times free magazine

August 10, 2019

  Keith Morton leads a group to Margaret’s Rock

August 9, 2019

   Burr’s Hill talk at the Massasoit Memorial in Warren

August 4, 2019

  Walk of the Pnieses Ceremony at Mt. Hope in Bristol, RI

August 3, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area group explores Neutaconkanut Hill in Providence

July 28, 2019

  17th Century MeetUp group visits Hipses Rock and the Ochee Spring Soapstone Quarry

July 27, 2019

  History Camp Pioneer Valley hears the untold story of the Massasoit

July 25, 2019

  Christine DeLucia talks about place, heritage & caretaking

July 22, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe at Camp Wetu, Mt. Hope Farm, Bristol, RI

July 22, 2019

  Pokanoket leather workshop at Mt. Hope Farm’s Camp Wetu

July 9, 2019

  Dr. Weed presents the Sowams Heritage Area to residents of North Farm in Bristol, RI

June 23, 2019

  Pokanoket Strawberry Moon Thanksgiving at Mt. Hope Farm

June 18, 2019

  80th Anniversary Celebration of Prospect Terrace where Roger Williams was reburied

June 17, 2019

  Buddhist Peace Walk to Mt. Hope and the Massasoit Memorial at Burr’s Hill Park

June 16, 2019

  National Park Service Ranger John McNiff presents Roger Williams at a 17th century MeetUp

June 15, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the Audubon Education Center in Bristol, RI

June 12, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the Rockwell Elementary School in Bristol, RI

June 11, 2019

  Indian Slavery presentation by Linford Fisher at Smith’s Castle

June 11, 2019

  The Sowams Heritage Area Project at the East Providence Chamber of Commerce

June 5, 2019

  The Pokanoket Tribe at the George R Martin Elementary School in Seekonk, MA

May 28, 2019

  Sowams presentation at the Warren-Barrington Rotary Club

May 19, 2019

 17th Century MeetUp Group Tour of Newport

May 17, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe at the Providence Children’s Museum

April 21, 2019

“Our” Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History Exhibit

April 20, 2019

18th Annual Spring Thaw Powwow at Brown University

April 19, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe performs at the Bristol Library

April 14, 2019

The 17th Century RI MeetUp Group visits East Providence

April 12, 2019

 The Pokanoket Tribe visits the ENRICHri Home Schoolers

April 11, 2019

Scholars see 17th century documents at the John Carter Brown Library

April 11, 2019

Authors Christine DeLucia and Lisa Brooks speak at Brown University

March 21, 2019

 Barrington Interfaith Partners learn the history and traditions of the Pokanoket Tribe

March 19, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe visits the George Hail Library in Warren

March 18, 2019

  Providence Rotarians hear about the Sowams Heritage Area Project

March 17, 2019

Pokanoket Tribe renews the Covenant at Potumtuk

March 16, 2019

  Sowams Heritage Area presented at Boston History Camp

March 15, 2019

  Eliot Bible on display at the Natick Historical Society

March 15, 2019

The Pokanoket Tribe visits the Palmer Elementary School in Rehoboth

March 7, 2019

  Portsmouth 1638 Founding Ceremony

January 26, 2019

George Hail Library presentation on the Sowams Heritage Area

November 11, 2018

 Visit to Massasoit’s Home Town, Warren, RI

November 4, 2018

  375th Anniversary lecture at the Newman Congregational Church, East Providence

October 23, 2018

  Swansea Historical Society hears Sowams presentation

October 22, 2018

  Sowams Heritage Area presented at Tockwotton

October 21, 2018

  Walk to Margaret’s Cave with God, War and Providence author James Warren

October 17, 2018

Burial Grounds Of Plymouth Colony with Stephen O’Neill

September 27, 2018

  Dr. Weed presents Sowams at a Bristol Historical & Preservation Society program

September 9, 2018

  Sowams Heritage Area Project launch at Hunts Mill

August 26, 2018

  17th Century MeetUp at the Martin House in Swansea

August 11, 2018

  Coastal Cove walk with Ernie Germani

August 4, 2018

  Walk to Margaret’s Cave with Providence College Professor Keith Morton

July 28, 2018

17th Century RI tour of the Clemence-Irons and Arnold houses

June 24, 2018

  First 17th Century RI MeetUp at the Roger Williams Memorial

June 14, 2018

  Warren Preservation Society presentation on Sowams

May 12, 2018

  Celebrating Rehoboth Through Genealogy

May 1, 2018

  Helen Hersh Tjader presents “Sowams, the Untold Story” at the East Providence Library

April 9, 2018

  Author Julie Fisher shows students at Roger Williams University ethnographic writing

April 8, 2018

  Ernie Germani leads a 2nd Sunday Walk at Hunts Mills

Friendship, Enslavement, and Persistence with Dr. Charlotte Carrington-Farmer