Pokanoket Sagamore relates tribal history at Ink Fish Bookstore in Warren, RI

Sagamore William “Winds of Thunder” Guy related some of the history of the Pokanoket Tribe and Nation that is depicted in the painting by artist Ruth Major that has been hanging in the Ink Fish Bookstore on Main Street in downtown Warren over the months of May and June, 2021. Click here for a 19-minute video of his presentation.

About 25 people stopped in during the Bristol Warren Arts Night to listen to the Sagamore. (Above, right) Warren American Indian Study Committee member John Mensinger listen as the Sagamore talks about the history of the Tribe that occupied the area that today is Bristol, Warren and Barrington, RI until the end of the King Philip War.

(Above) The Sagamore poses for a photo with Bookstore owner Lisa Valentino in front of the painting by Ruth Major and then responds to a question by one of the Arts Night participants.

(Above) Warren American Indian Study Committee member Jacque Russom talks with other Arts Nights participants while Warren resident Keith Morton and his wife talk with the Sagamore.