Wampanoag Immersion Experience

Come join in on the fun and educational activities for all ages at this free community event!

Participate in hands-on craft activities taught by expert Wampanoag artists.  See and touch the tools and artifacts used in daily Wampanoag life in the past, including a mishoon, a traditional dugout canoe crafted by fire. “The Wampanoag Way ” (a film as seen below focused on two Wampanoag children that show life was thousands of years ago and what the children do today in 2022) women and children will be on hand to answer questions and teach visitors about native people and life.

Craft and activity offerings will include:

  • Corn Husk Dolls
  • Wampanoag Toys
  • Wampum Pendants
  • Quahog Rattles
  • Clay Pinch Pots
  • Artifact Table

In the afternoon, traditional Wampanoag singers and dancers will perform dances and songs that have been part of the Wampanoag culture for thousands of years, and attendees will be encouraged to join in!

Don’t miss this unique family-friendly event to learn how important the Wampanoag people and culture are to Nantucket.

This event is generously sponsored by

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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