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Pokanoket Nation Launches Occupation at Brown U. to Reclaim Ancestral Land

HeadlineAug 22, 2017
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And in Bristol, Rhode Island, members of the Pokanoket Nation have launched a permanent encampment aimed at reclaiming their sacred ancestral land, which is currently claimed by Brown University.

Po Wauipi Neimpaug: “My name is Po Wauipi Neimpaug, and I am the Sagamore of the Council Seven, Royal House, Pokanoket Tribe of the Pokanoket Nation. We are here today at Camp Po Metacom to repatriate the land of 'principal village' of my people back to our nation.”

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