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The Massachusett Tribe in Salem: Weaving Indigenous History and Practice

Monday, September 18, 2023

The Massachusett Tribe in Salem: Weaving Indigenous History and Practice

Date & Time

Monday, September 18, 2023

Time Slot(s):

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

This public lecture on Monday night will be followed by two opportunities to volunteer with this effort on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7pm. Volunteers will visit the fish weir location and help dismantle it (following the outgoing tide). Participation in the Tuesday and Wednesday events is limited to 25 people each day, and sign up forms are available here:

To volunteer your support for the fish weir on either 9/19 or 9/20, sign up here.

Description

Fish weirs have been constructed by the Indigenous Massachusett people since time immemorial. Join members of the Massachusett Tribe to learn the history and participate in the renewal of this tradition in Salem Harbor. Thomas Green, a member of the Massachusett Tribe at Ponkapoag, will give a public presentation “The Massachusett Tribe in Salem: Weaving Indigenous History and Practice”, on Monday September 18th at 6pm at NPS Visitor Center, in downtown Salem.

Host

City of Salem, Pioneer Village, Salem Sound Coastwatch, Salem Maritime National Historic Site

https://www.pioneervillagesalem.org/the-naumkeag

info@salemsound.org

Address

2 New Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970

2 New Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970

Directions

Accessibility

Accessible / Wheelchair or stroller accommodating

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • History
  • Lecture/Talk
  • Maritime
  • Nature / Science

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