Saturday, February 14, 2015

David Tall Pine White presentation next Saturday

From the Nolumbeka Project:
Join us at the Discovery Center in Turners Falls on Saturday, Feb. 21, from 1 - 3 p.m. for "The Language Belongs to the Land", an interactive presentation by David Tall Pine White on the Nipmuc Presence and Persistence in Southern New England. A community activist and teacher of Nipmuc language, history and culture, Tall Pine is Tribal Council Vice-President of the Chaubunagungamaug Band of Nipmuck Indians and was a language consultant and actor in the 2009 PBS series "We Shall Remain" For more information, including a First Contact video interview visit:  

1 comment :

Tim MacSweeney said...

The first episode of "We Shall Remain" is about southern New England. Mention is made that Champlain advised against establishing settlements there because the area was so heavily populated by Indigenous People. You can watch it online: