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In Memoriam

The spirits of our ancestors are with us always, inspiring and encouraging us as a Tribe. We pay tribute to them every day in our hearts and thoughts. Here, you can learn the important contributions that several ancestors made to us and the world at large.

Medicine Woman Gladys Tantaquidgeon

Pipe Carrier Ernest Gilman

Chief Ralph Sturges

“We are no longer the little old tribe that lives upon the hill. We are now the nation that lives upon the hill.”
– Ralph Sturges
Gladys Tantaquidgeon
10th generation of Chief Uncas
2003
Became first Native American tribe in the US to own a professional sports team
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Chiefs in the 20th century
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