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390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
United States

(401)491-9063

Tomaquag Museum is dedicated to educating the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, Mother Earth and to connect to native issues of today.

Resources

Educational Resource List

Narragansett Book List:

  • The Invasion of America by Francis Jennings
  • The Narragansett People by Ethel Boissevain
  • A History of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island by Robert A. Geake
  • Native People of Southern New England 1500 - 1650 by Kathleen J. Bragdon
  • Native People of Southern New England 1650 - 1775 by Kathleen J. Bragdon
  • The Narragansett by William F. Simmons
  • Native American Archaeology in Rhode Island published by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
  • Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England by William Cronon
  • Through Our Eyes, An Indigenous View of Mashapaug Pond edited by Dawn Dove and Holly Ewald
  • Dawnland Voices: Indigenous Writings from New England, edited by Siobhan Senier with 11 tribal editors and published in 2014 by the University of Nebraska Press.  
  • From Slaves to Soldiers: The 1st Rhode Island Regiment in the American Revolution by Robert A Geake with Lorén M. Spears

Booklets (Download now here)

  • The Pursuit of Happiness: An Indigenous View, The Narragansett People Speak by Dawn Dove*
  • Indians Of Southern New England by Princess Red Wing
  • A Basket’s Own Story by Paulla Jennings
  • Painted and Stamped Designs on Ash Splint Baskets by Dawn Dove
  • Ellison “Tarzan” Brown: Indian Marathon Runner, by Grace Dowdell

Films/DVDs (Download now here)

  • Places, Memories, Stories and Dreams: The Gifts of Inspiration by Paulla Dove Jennings, film by Jerred Best***
  • The Pursuit of Happiness: An Indigenous View, The Narragansett People Speak by Dawn Dove*

Slide Presentations/CDs

  • Eastern Woodland Native Arts by Lorén Spears & Paulla Jennings**
  • Ecology of Mother Earth: A Narragansett Perspective by Lorén Spears

Archival Documents

*funded by RI Council on the Humanities

**funded by Native Arts at NEFA

*** funded by NMAI Visual and Expressive Arts Program

 

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