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  Ostrich Meat - Pokanoket Ostrich Farm
They are fed Pokanoket's exclusive diet of fresh grown, all natural ingredients to ensure the highest quality meat.
We produce an extremely lean and remarkably flavorful, tender red meat that is lower in fat, calories and cholesterol than chicken or turkey.
Discriminating chefs around the country ask for Pokanoket ostrich because they can rely on our consistent quality in every delivery.
www.pokanoket.com   (207 words)

  WAMPANOAG FEDERATION AND BANDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Pokanoket Tribe and Federation of the Wampanoag Nation is rooted in an Ancient American civilization of indigenous people, now known to have existed in Southern New England for upwards to 10,000 years.
Pokanoket strives to uphold the dignity and self-respect of its people in a spirit of brotherhood with all mankind.
POKANOKET was the ruling tribe of the Pokanoket\Wampanoag Federation as lead by Sachem Massasoit Ousa Mequin (Yellow Feather), Wamsutter (Alexander), Metacomet (King Philip).
www.shire.net /flagman/wampanoag.htm   (3837 words)

 pokanoket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The first settlers of New-England, or, Conquest of the Pequods, Narragansets and Pokanokets: As related by a mother to her children and designed for the instruction of youth
Pokanoket Farm Ostrich Burgers $3.99 for 8 ounces (two patties) WHAT'S NEW : Ostrich is the new red meat.
Pokanoket's meat has even been served at functions for the New England...
www.hallamericanhistory.com /top/sites/10/1/pokanoket.html   (604 words)

 The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving: Philip of Pokanoket
The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon by Washington Irving: Philip of Pokanoket
When the Pilgrims, as the Plymouth settlers are called by their descendants, first took refuge on the shores of the New World from the religious persecutions of the Old, their situation was to the last degree gloomy and disheartening.
Proud of heart and with an untamable love of natural liberty, he preferred to enjoy it among the beasts of the forests or in the dismal and famished recesses of swamps and morasses, rather than bow his haughty spirit to submission and live dependent and despised in the ease and luxury of the settlements.
www.online-literature.com /irving/geoffrey_crayon/28   (4618 words)

 The Pawtucket Times - Tribal nation converges on Slater Park
Pokanoket Chief Sachem Linda Elderkin said representatives from dozens of nations are expected, including Abenacki, Black Foot, Cherokee, Iroquois, Micmac, Mohegan, Narragansett, Oneida, Passamaquoddy, Pequot, Nez Perce and Sioux, as well as some first-time visiting South American tribes and a contingent of Aztec dancers.
The Pokanokets made up part of what was called the Wampanoag nation, whose encampments ranged throughout southern Rhode Island, southern Massachusetts and Cape Cod, according to a 2003 Times story based on a book of tribal history.
The native language of the Pokanokets, like other tribes in the federation, was Algonquin; at one time the federation numbered 8,000 people and the Pokanokets, in the decades after the Pilgrims landed in 1620, had 156 encampments.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=15434478&BRD=1713&PAG=461&dept_id=24491&rfi=6   (943 words)

 Indianz.Com > News > Pokanoket Tribe asks Rhode Island for recognition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Pokanoket Tribe is seeking to be the first tribe in Rhode Island to gain state recognition.
The tribe is the subject of a bill that would recognize its relationship with the state.
The Pokanoket Tribe says it is interested mainly in cultural and historic preservation.
www.indianz.com /News/2006/012907.asp?print=1   (146 words)

 Pilgrims endured, at a high cost - The Boston Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Within months of the landing at Plymouth in 1620, about half of the 102 settlers aboard the Mayflower were dead and the rest were near starvation.
Because the Pilgrims landed in November, they were unable to plant crops and had to steal from the Pokanoket Indians in order to survive.
Slowly, the Pokanokets and other tribes like the Narragansetts and the Nipmuks were pushed further and further west, writes Philbrick, or forced into small tracts of land.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2006/06/08/pilgrims_endured_at_a_high_cost   (698 words)

 The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. by Washington Irving: Philip of Pokanoket AN INDIAN MEMOIR.
The imagination shrinks at the idea of how many intellectual beings were hunted from the earth, how many brave and noble hearts, of Nature`s sterling coinage, were broken down and trampled in the dust.
Such was the fate of PHILIP OF POKANOKET, an Indian warrior whose name was once a terror throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut.
When the Pilgrims, as the Plymouth settlers are called by their descendants, first took refuge on the shores of the New World from the religious persecutions of the Old, their situation was to the last degree gloomy and disheartening.
www.classicauthors.net /Irving/sgeoffreycrayon/sgeoffreycrayon29.html   (4577 words)

 Pokanoket - Research the news about Pokanoket - from HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The first stop is the Pokanoket Ostrich Farm, followed by a look at the Apponagansett Bay Vineyards and dinner at Worden's 7 Water Street restaurant.
Massasoit was leader of the Pokanoket Wampanoag from before 1620 until his death around 1660.
The Pokanoket tribe, living at the head of Narragansett Bay, had seen a force of 3,000 fighting men reduced to a few hundred.For their part...
www.highbeam.com /library/search.asp?FN=SS&search_newspapers=on&search_magazines=on&q=Pokanoket&refid=ency_botnm   (1136 words)

The Council of Seven / Royal House of Pokanoket / Pokanoket Tribe / Wampanoag Nation believes in the cycle of life:
It is Pokanoket / Wampanoag duty to act upon these beliefs.
We are the Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation.  You are viewing the Tribes official homepage and the only authorized web-site for the Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation.   All information on this site is true to the Oral History of our people. 
www.pokanoket.org   (180 words)

 Anchor Rising: Comment on Casino Connections?
The Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation is anti-gaming and that is the final word.
The truth is that whoever wrote this has confused the bill for the "Pokanoket Tribe" with comments made from some other people.
Why is it many individuals who proclaim to be Pokanoket have never given any genealogy documentation to the Pokanoket Federal Acknowledge Office proving that they are indeed Pokanoket or Native American Period.
dustinthelight.timshelarts.com /rays/mt-comments.cgi?entry_id=2719   (403 words)

 Politics and Coexistence
The Pokanoket community of Wampanoag lived west of Patuxet.
Massasoit of the Pokanoket was one of several sachems (leaders) among the local Native groups.
The Pilgrims saw the alliance as an opportunity to ensure security for their fledgling settlement The Pokanoket initiated the alliance because it released them from the dominance of the powerful Narragansetts to their southwest.
hagar.up.ac.za /catts/learner/1999/moore_aj/e-cv/portfolio/projects/articles/lro880/lesson/pilgrims/politics.htm   (234 words)

 East Bay Newspapers •
Bedecked in brightly colored feathers and native headdresses, the Pokanokets gathered on the sacred lands of King Philip to keep the tribe's culture and long-standing traditions alive by honoring the harvest.
Every year, the Pokanokets — an Algonquian sub-group of the larger Wampanoag tribe native to southeastern New England — come together to give thanks and praise their creator, much like their ancestors did hundreds of years ago.
Guy said the autumn season is a very spiritual time for the Pokanokets, and it's important for tribal members to keep that spirit alive.
www.eastbayri.com /print/367495509426474.php   (570 words)

 Internal strife creates rift in Pokanoket Tribe
The Pokanokets are believed to have about 300 members who are governed by the Pokanokets' "Council of the Seven." The council contains a tribal president — in this case, Mr.
In the same respect, the internal strife in the Pokanoket tribe could raise questions as to whether or not the tribe is a legitimate organization worthy of recognition at the state and federal level.
Gallison believes that the internal strife among the Pokanokets shouldn't affect whether or not they receive state recognition.
www.rlnn.com /ArtFeb07/InternalStrifeMattersPokanoketTribe.html   (1003 words)

 Background Information - Hobbamock's Homesite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Hobbamock was the Pokanoket Wampanoag man who acted as Plymouth Colony's interpreter, guide and advisor in dealing with the Native People.
Because of his high status, Hobbamock was asked to come to Plymouth as a liaison to the English colonists.
He also made the 40-mile journey from Pokanoket (now Bristol, Rhode Island) to Plymouth because the Native People of Patuxet (Plymouth) had died in plagues (probably of European origin) four years prior to the arrival of the Mayflower.
www.plimoth.org /about/presskit/homesiteBG.asp   (504 words)

 The Essence of War: Metacomet and the New England Indian Revolt of 1675-6
  Though Philip was not a “king” when he assumed leadership of the Pokanoket Wampanoags and never would become one by the English definition of the word, he attempted, successfully for a time, to increase his own political power and establish himself as a head of state for the Indians of Southern New England.
What the Tauton agreement did do, however, was cement the perception in the eyes of the English that Philip represented all of the Wampanoags, after all he had just signed a treaty speaking for all Wampanoags that they were subject to the royal and colonial governments’ laws.
Reluctant or not, the response of Philip’s men to executions carried out by Plymouth represented the point of alea iacta est, and Philip had no choice but to proceed with fighting the war as much as he would be able, given its premature beginning.
www.people.cornell.edu /pages/alh59/kingphilip.htm   (6645 words)

 Squanto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
He helped engineer a tributary system among the Indian bands and included the colonists in the political void.
However, he also instigated political tension (starting armed conflicts) so as to weaken Pokanoket's influence over Plymouth.
This vengeance towards Pokanoket restored some honor to Squanto, for previously Pokanoket captured him and threatened his position with Plymouth.
daphne.palomar.edu /marguello_students/Fall_2003/005807999/squanto.htm   (453 words)

 Eyewitness News WPRI / FOX Providence - Providence, Rhode Island News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | Pokanoket tribe ...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. The Pokanoket Wampanoag Federation holds its annual powwow this weekend on former tribal lands in Pawtucket.
Pokanoket Chief Sachem Linda Elderkin says representatives from a dozen American Indian nations are expected, including the Black Foot, Cherokee, Iroquois and Mohegan.
Pokanokets make up part of the Wampanoag nation, which once spread throughout modern-day Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
www.eyewitnessnewstv.com /global/story.asp?s=4015238   (319 words)

 massasoit.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Though he is not mentioned by name in any English accounts prior to 1621, he and his brother Quadequina are undoubtedly the "two Kings, attended with a guard of fiftie armed men" that met Captain Thomas Dermer at Pokanoket in May 1619, when he was returning Tisquantum ("Squanto") to his homeland.
A second trip to Pokanoket, where Massasoit lived, was made by the Pilgrims, so that they could learn more about their neighbors and to make some additions to their treaty.
They proceeded to Corbitant's house, and there sent a messenger to Pokanoket who returned saying Massasoit was not dead yet, so they continued on.
members.aol.com /calebj/massasoit.html   (1156 words)

 The Taunton Gazette - Indian pride alive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Much of Bristol County, Cape Cod and Rhode Island was inhabited by people belonging to the Wampanoag nation, a confederation of several tribes led by Massasoit Ousa Mequin of the Pokanoket tribe.
His Pokanoket name is White Eagle Deer, or Wampi Anuk Atuk.
The Pokanoket took him in and he lived with Massasoit Ousa Mequin for many years.
www.tauntongazette.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=15635552&BRD=1711&PAG=461&dept_id=24232&rfi=6   (910 words)

 Philip of Pokanoket - The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. - Washington Irving, Book, etext
Leading facts are all by which he judges; and it was enough for Philip to know that before the intrusion of the Europeans his countrymen were lords of the soil, and that now they were becoming vagabonds in the land of their fathers.
But whatever may have been his feelings of general hostility and his particular indignation at the treatment of his brother, he suppressed them for the present, renewed the contract with the settlers, and resided peaceably for many years at Pokanoket, or as, it was called by the English, Mount Hope,
While correcting the proof-sheets of this article the author is informed that a celebrated English poet has nearly finished an heroic poem on the story of Philip of Pokanoket [back]
whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au /words/authors/I/IrvingWashington/prose/geoffreycrayon/philippokanoket.html   (4666 words)

 USS Pokanoket
Pokanoket (YTB-517) was laid down 20 September 1945 by Commereial Iron Works, Portland, Ore., Iaunched 28 November 1945; completed and delivered to the Navy 25 January 1946.
Pokanoket (YTB-517) served the 13th Naval District, Seattle, Wash., from 1946 to August 1954, when she joined the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Reclassified YTM-762 on 25 March 1966, she resumed active duty in March 1967.
www.navyhistory.com /Tug/pokanoket.html   (73 words)

Barrington and Warren) recognize the Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation as the
Pokanoket tribe is also supported by a National Resolution from the General Society of
Plantations hereby formally recognizes the Pokanoket Tribe of the Wampanoag Nation and
www.rilin.state.ri.us /BillText/BillText06/HouseText06/H7236.htm   (365 words)

 The Pawtucket Times - A gathering of the tribes
PAWTUCKET -- Enjoying warm weather and a welcome sun, the Pokanoket Wampanoag people, visiting tribes and interested local residents attended the third annual Pokanoket Wampanoag spiritual gathering, or powwow, at Daggett Farm over the weekend.
For centuries, the native peoples of southern New England would break from their summer camps along the shores of Narragansett Bay and move further inland to the long houses and weeteu (rounded dwellings built from reeds or tree bark) of their winter hunting camps.
The Pokanoket Wampanoag would traditionally make camp on the banks of what was then known as Skunk Hole but is now referred to as Ten Mile River-- a site that's very close to what is now Daggett Farm.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=2529408&BRD=1713&PAG=461&dept_id=24491&rfi=6   (609 words)

 Pokanoket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Pokanoket (YTB–517) was laid down 20 September 1945 by Commercial Iron Works, Portland, Ore.; launched 28 November 1945; completed and delivered to the Navy 25 January 1946.
Pokanoket (YTB–517) served the 13th Naval District, Seattle, Wash., from 1946 to August 1954, when she joined the Pacific Reserve Fleet.
Reclassified YTM–762 on 25 March 1966, she resumed active duty in March 1967.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/p9/pokanoket.htm   (107 words)

 Hobbamock¹s Homesite at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Wampanoag homeland included the territory along the East Coast from Wessagusset (today called Weymouth), to what is now Cape Cod and the islands of Natocket and Noepe (now called Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard), southeast as far as Pokanocket (now called Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island) and to the northeast corner of present-day Rhode Island.
Massasoit was the sachem or leader of a village in Pokanoket where Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island are located today.
He was originally from the Wampanoag village of Pokanoket (present-day Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island).
www.plimoth.org /visit/what/hobbamock.asp   (2550 words)

 Wampanoag Language and the Wampanoag Indian Tribe (Massachusett, Natick, Massasoit, Nantucket, Pokanoket)
Wampanoag Language and the Wampanoag Indian Tribe (Massachusett, Natick, Massasoit, Nantucket, Pokanoket)
Language: Wampanoag--also known as Massachusett, Pokanoket or Natick--was an Algonkian language of New England.
The language is no longer spoken in Wampanoag communities today, although some Wampanoag people are trying to revive it.
www.native-languages.org /wampanoag   (372 words)

 Massasoit Summary
1580 Pokanoket, near present-day Bristol, Rhode Island 1661 Rhode Island Wampanoag tribal leader Portrait: Massasoit.
Massasoit was actually a title, Great Sachem, used by Ousamequin, sachem of the Pokanoket, and Great Sachem, or "Massasoit," of the Wampanoag Confederacy.
History Early Years "Massasoit" was born in Montaup, a Pokanoket village at the site of today's War...
www.bookrags.com /Massasoit   (164 words)

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