Topic: Pokanoket Tribe

Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

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Haffenreffer museum planned to move from Bristol to Providence

February 7, 2019 0 comments

The University plans to relocate the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology from Mount Hope in Bristol, Rhode Island — the site of a 2017 protest encampment by the Pokanoket Nation — to an unknown location in Providence, according to a Jan. 7 University press release. A timeline for the move does not yet exist.

Legal claims cloud University, Pokanoket encampent dispute

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Legal claims cloud University, Pokanoket encampent dispute

September 17, 2017 0 comments

Contradictory claims to the land have clouded communications between the two entities, surfacing layers of complex ancestries and historical legal acts.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Pokanoket land

September 5, 2017 0 comments

I am appealing to President Christina Paxson P’19 and Brown’s leadership to return the 375 acres they currently “own” in Bristol to the Pokanoket tribe.

Op-eds, Opinions

Bustos ’16: Contested claims

September 5, 2017 0 comments

As a former high school and college student, I was privileged to visit the land at 300 Tower Street in Bristol many times.

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Pokanoket Nation forms encampment on University land in Bristol

August 21, 2017 0 comments

People of the Pokanoket Nation and allies joined together in Bristol Sunday afternoon to establish an encampment at Potumtuk, or Mount Hope