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pic_historyThe Mohegan Tribe's History

When does history begin? Like humanity everywhere, Native American people trace their past in more than years. Scientific evidence shows Native American presence in the area for 10,000 years. But oral history begins with creation, when the Great Spirit created the earth. The earliest clans of the Delaware Tribe included the Wolf clan, or Mohegans, who settled in upstate New York. After migrating to Connecticut this group became today's Mohegan Tribe.

The Mohegan story can be told through the history of its remarkable people.

 
Gladys Tantaquidgeon
10th generation of Chief Uncas
“This heart is not mine, but yours.”
– Sachem Uncas
Fidelia Fielding
The last fluent speaker of the Mohegan language
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Generations past, present and future
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