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Speaker event: “An Untold History and Living Presence of the Indigenous of Massachusetts”
October 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm
The World of Wellesley’s Committee for Indigenous Peoples Day Wellesley will present a talk by Native American Cultural Educator, Larry Spotted Crow Mann of the Nipmuc Nation, on Sunday, October 9, 6pm via Zoom.
The talk is titled, When the Land Speaks: An Untold History and Living Presence of the Indigenous of Massachusetts; and the Importance of Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day.
Larry Spotted Crow Mann is a founder and co-director, of the Ohketeau Cultural Center and the Native Youth Empowerment Foundation. He is also the first Native American to sing the opening honor song and land acknowledgment at the 2021 Boston Marathon. He is a recipient of the 2021 Indigenous Peoples Award of the Berkshire County branch of the NAACP and has traveled throughout the United States, Canada and Europe sharing the music, culture and history of the Nipmuc people.