Gloucester Daily Times: Museum hosting Indigenous Heritage Day this Saturday
September 21, 2022
To tell the full history of the land that is now called Gloucester, the Cape Ann Museum and the Wampanoag curatorial firm SmokeSygnals are hosting Indigenous Heritage Day at Cape Ann Museum Green, 13 Poplar St., this Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon to 4 p.m.
The freee festivities will celebrate the culture and traditions of the original stewards of the area, featuring interactive song, dance, and activities from the Massachusett, Nipmuc, and Wampanoag Tribes.
“We have paid particular attention to emphasizing and showcasing the Indigenous culture and traditions here on Cape Ann,” said Oliver Barker, director of Cape Ann Museum, in a prepared statement. “The museum is honored to be able to host these important events that we hope begin broader conversations.”