The Cook Memorial Library and the Tamworth Historical Society have received a grant from the NH Humanities Council to present the program, “Town by Town, Watershed by Watershed: Native Americans in NH” on Wednesday, May 23rd at 7:00 at the library.
Every town and watershed in New Hampshire has ancient and continuing Native American history. From the recent, late 20th century explosion of local Native population in New Hampshire back to the era of early settlement and the colonial wars, the history of New Hampshire’s Abenaki and Penacook peoples will be explored.
Presenters John and Donna Moody will focus the talk specifically on Tamworth’s Native American history.
Donna Moody is a Tribal Elder in the Abenaki Nation and Director of the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions. She is the Repatriation and Site Protection Coordinator for the, Abenaki Nation and spokesperson for the Abenaki Nation to the State of NH and the Federal Government.
John Moody is the Ethno-historian and Project Coordinator for the Winter Center for Indigenous Traditions. He earned a BA in Native American Studies and Anthropology at Dartmouth College.
Don’t miss this free program!