Indigenous Empowerment Network


The Tomaquag Museum's Indigenous Empowerment Network strives to eradicate poverty in the Indigenous Community of Rhode Island through education, cultural competency, job training, and employment at the Tomaquag Museum and our ever expanding network of partners.  

2017 IEN Interns

2017 IEN Interns

Our Vision

The Indigenous Empowerment Network envisions its future as a deep-rooted community program that helps Tomaquag Museum continue its future as an Indigenous Cultural Education destination.  Our goal is to transform people's lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge of Indigenous Cultures and the interrelationship with the wider world creating meaningful opportunity for success to Indigenous people in our community thereby eradicating the barriers that have long held us back and forging a newer, brighter future.  Find out how you can join this ever growing network and help us reach this goal!