Pokanoket


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Pokanoket:

see WampanoagWampanoag
, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). In the early 17th cent.
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The Pokanokets had an early role in King Philip's War, which began in 1675 in Eastern Massachusetts, and soon spread to Quaboag Plantation, where the Nipmucs lived.
Brown shares English and Scottish bloodlines, along with her ties to the Pokanokets.
The Pokanoket Indians became fearful of losing all their land, agriculture, and fishing rights.
He said the Pokanoket Indians will be at the Salem Cross Inn on Route 9 in West Brookfield from 4 to 6 p.
The 9-4 favourite Another Storm travelled extremely well into the contest, and as they turned for home the long-time leader Pokanoket looked a sitting duck for a motionless Daryl Jacob on board the market leader.
Kellystown runs out of gas POKANOKET was not the only frontrunner to cash in at Market Rasen on a day when you simply had to be prominent to have any chance, with three winners making all the running and three coming from just off the leaders.
Halliday stole several lengths at the start of the 2m5f handicap hurdle aboard Pokanoket and, despite being challenged by favourite Another Storm down the home straight, Malcolm Jefferson's mare displayed plenty of determination to score by eight lengths.
The eightyear-old, a half-sister to Pokanoket - both horses were bred by Mary O'Sullivan - kicked on again when challenged to win by six lengths in the colours of John and Doreen Davenport.
THERE were a few moist eyes in the winner's enclosure after Pokanoket won the 2m3f novice hurdle to give her rider, James Halliday, his first winner on the course where his brother, Tom, died in a race fall four years ago.
In the early 17th century, the six Nations occupying what was to become Southern New England were the Pequots, Massachusetts, Pokanokets, Nipmucks, Pawtuckets, and Narragansetts.
He also started exchanging guns for furs with the Native peoples, Massachusetts and Pokanokets whose numbers had been drastically reduced from several thousand to several hundred by a typhus-like epidemic in 1616-17, and he began instructing the Indians in the use of firearms.