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Festival of the Corn. Held each year on the Mashantucket Pequot Reservation in southeastern Connecticut.                          http://www.flickr.com/photos/trelawny/4201028237/

I came across a really interesting-looking site today, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, in Mashantucket, Connecticut. http://www.pequotmuseum.org/Home/

This is from their page describing the  permanent exhibits in the Museum:

“Utilizing the latest in exhibit design and technology, the 85,000-square-foot permanent indoor exhibits present four types of interpretation to the visitor: dioramas, text panels, interactive computer programs, and a series of films. Evolving Mashantucket Pequot life is conveyed through dioramas and exhibits, films and videos, interactive programs, archival materials, ethnographic and archaeological collections, and commissioned works of art and traditional crafts by Native artisans. A glacial crevasse, a caribou hunt of 11,000 years ago, a walk-through, 16th-century woodland Indian village, a 17th-century Pequot fort, and an outdoor, 18th-century farmstead set on two acres with orchards and gardens are some of the exhibits that take visitors from the last Ice Age to modern times.”

http://www.pequotmuseum.org/Home/AboutTheExhibits/

~ Romi



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Atwood I. Williams – Westerly – Grand Chief Sachem – Pequot Indians Conn. 1931 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ppl_ri_images/3932388800/#/
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