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, confederation of 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.
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.m.
Pokanoket tames Storm THE opener at Market Rasen saw Pokanoket make all of the running to score an impressive eight-length success in a race that was notable for some interesting in-running action.
JAMES HALLIDAY produced two frontrunning rides on Pokanoket and Issaquah to secure his first double.
Malcolm Jefferson, trainer of Pokanoket "Market Rasen seems to suit her [first and two seconds from three runs there] and she's in good nick.
Racing with her usual zest, she had this contest in the bag rounding the home turn under Sam Twiston-Davies, who needed only to exercise his neck muscles, looking around for nonexistent dangers before bringing home his willing mount 13 lengths to the good over Pokanoket.
Others to follow Southwell 2.30 Sparkling Taff, 3.30 Pokanoket, 4.00 Sir Tantallus Hawk, 4.30 Playing The Field, 5.00 Nelson's Chief.
Course managing director Pip Kirkby recalls James's victory on Pokanoket there in May this year, saying: "With his family watching, it was one of the memorable moments of our summer.
Others to follow Bangor 3.40 Bijou Dan, 4.15 Don Castille, 4.50 Pokanoket, 5.25 Cloudier, 6.00 Oh Yah Dancer.
The six-year-old, owned by the trainer's wife Jacqui, scored by a length from Pokanoket after travelling well throughout.
Market Rasen 3.00 Island Key, 3.35 English City, 4.10 Pokanoket, 4.45 Oniz Tiptoes, 5.15 Paint The Clouds.