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Wampanoag Tribe

The Refugees Who Came for Thanksgiving

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.24.2016 | Religion
Irene Monroe

As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time's spiritual significance. As a time of connectedness, I pause to acknowledge what I have to be thankful for. But I also reflect on the holiday as a time of remembrance - present and historical.

Pilgrims, The Wampanoag and the Syrians

Eric Elnes | Posted 11.23.2016 | Religion
Eric Elnes

How many of us will notice the disconnect this Thanksgiving between the boldness and courage of the Wampanoag who aided the desperate pilgrims as they landed on America's shores and the 26 governors who recently vowed to turn away all Syrian refugees who seek passage to America?

Thanksgiving From the Wampanoag Tribe's Perspective

Robyn Camparo Purchia | Posted 01.27.2014 | Green
Robyn Camparo Purchia

Did they accept the Pilgrims' invitation just to be polite neighbors? Or did they have something to give thanks for too?

Sister Kate

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

Visitors venture into the furnace of a mid-summer night's revelry. It is Martha's Vineyard. From their air-conditioned sanctuaries, all migrate to the Old Whaling Church. They arrive to witness the celebration of the miracle of a mural recreated by the elegant artist, Margot Datz.

An Island Aroused

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

While spring modestly attired herself offstage, a call resonated throughout the island that on a Sunday in March, there would be a vigil honoring the children who have died from gun violence.