Dr. David S. Weed
After the Mayflower: What really happened between the Pokanokets and the English
The traditional Thanksgiving story begins a false narrative of what happened in Plymouth, but there’s much more that we now know that tells a different story. Dr. David Weed, Coordinator of the Sowams Heritage Area Project, will describe the sequence of events, moving from friendship to betrayal. that preceded the 1675 conflict known as King Philip’s War. Learn about the places in East Bay R.I. and nearby Massachusetts that can still be found today that reveal both Indigenous and colonial life in the 17th century.