|Posted by Daryl Jamieson on November 12, 2011 at 11:15 PM|
George Spring Buffalo Chairman of the Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe of the Pokanoket Nation meets with Washington DC members. Spring Buffalo presents the official documents of the Affiliated Tribes of New England Indians and a 500 page report of the Pocasset's history as members of the Pokanoket Nation to Congressman McGovern, Members of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Committee on Indian Affairs. Chairman Spring Buffalo reaffirms that Pocasset Wampanoags want their Federal Recognition reinstituted because the Feds had always prior to 1934 had a working relationship with the tribe. Chairman Spring Buffalo states that " We are descendants of the Royal line of Massasoit " The Affiliated Tribes have banded together at a summit in March of 2010 at the Pocasset Tribal Powwow, which gives honor to the children of the nations. It was a great start to unification stated by Vice Chairman Daryl Black Eagle. The Powwow was named after Chief Lightning Foot Clinton Wixon whom was Vice Chairman Black Eagles personal friend and mentor and keeper of the language.
Chief Sachem Edward Gray Fox Page whom spends most of his time on the Wattupa Reservation home to the Pocasset's for over 300 years is pleased with the outcome of this Washington DC trip.