|Posted by Daryl Jamieson on November 12, 2011 at 12:20 PM|
July 9th 2011 Marked the 1st annual Affiliated Tribes of New England Powwow. The Powwow was held at Kennedy Plaza Downtown Providence at Burnside Park. Vendors from all over Indian Country participated in the powwow. The Host and Co Host Drums were Eastern Medicine Singers and Eagle Sings Drum both traditional Eastern Style Drums. The Affiliated Tribes members participated as well as Chief's and Council's from all over Indian Country. Some notable figures were Chief Linda Yellowfeather Chappiquiddic , Chief Joyce Gauvin Metis 13 Moons, Sagamore Bill Guy Pokanoket Nation, Cliff Guy Spiritual Leader Pokanoket Nation, George Spring Buffalo Chairman Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe, and so many others we thank you all for making it a wonderful powwow.
We estimated over 1,000 visitors to the event and hope to continue it next year in 2012. This event was meant to unify all the Eastern Tribes in one place together on common ground. We are all still here to support each other.