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Sea Venture Survivor Who Married Pocahontas

Sea Venture Survivor Who Married Pocahontas

The unplanned landing of the Sea Venture in 1609 began Bermuda’s story, bringing the first known settlers to to what is thought to have previously been a deserted island. It was in June of 1609 that John Rolfe and his first wife set sail for Virginia on board the Sea Venture, which departed from Plymouth. Like several before it, the vessel was... Read more of this article

Gombeys Attend Pow-Wow In Massachusetts

Gombeys Attend Pow-Wow In Massachusetts

A group of Bermuda Gombeys made their way to Massachusetts to take part in the Mashpee Wampanoag Pow-Wow which was held from July 5-7. Boston.com reports that, “Among the dozens of dancers in traditional regalia, wheeling and stomping to the pounding drumbeat, a group wearing neon-colored masks and towering peacock feather headdresses stood out. “These... Read more of this article

Photos: 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

Photos: 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

St. David’s Cricket Club played host to the 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow this weekend, which saw dozens of visiting Native Americans make their way to Bermuda. The Pow Wow included the Grand Entry, Libation Ceremony, local and overseas Native American dancers, songs, drums, crafts, food and was hosted by the St. David’s Islanders & Native Community.... Read more of this article

Videos: 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

Videos: 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow In St. David’s

The 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow was held this weekend at the St. David’s Cricket Club, with dozens of visiting Native Americans joining with Bermudians in celebrating age old traditions. Hosted by the St. David’s Islanders & Native Community, the Pow Wow included the Grand Entry, Libation Ceremony, local and overseas Native American dancers, songs,... Read more of this article

Pow Wow Gets Underway In St David’s

Pow Wow Gets Underway In St David’s

Ancient traditions are blending with the modern world, as the 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow gets underway at the St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds today [June 22] with Premier Craig Cannonier, Governor George Fergusson and area MP Lovitta Foggo in attendance.Hosted by the St. David’s Islanders & Native Community, the event will continue until 5pm today,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Visiting Native American Group

Photos & Video: Visiting Native American Group

[Updated with video] Members of visiting Native American groups made their way to City Hall today [June 21] in advance of this weekend’s Pow Wow in St David’s. Bermudians and their Native American cousins will hold “A Celebration of Our Ancestors” this weekend, paying tribute to the origins of their centuries-old bloodline.The St.... Read more of this article

St. David’s To Host 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow

St. David’s To Host 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow

Bermudians and their Native American cousins will hold “A Celebration of Our Ancestors” at the East End later this month at a colourful event paying tribute to the origins of their centuries-old bloodline. The St. David’s Islanders & Native Community will host the 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow on June 22 and June 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each... Read more of this article

2013 Bermuda Pow Wow To Be Hosted In June

2013 Bermuda Pow Wow To Be Hosted In June

The St. David’s Islanders And Native Community will host the 2013 Bermuda Pow Wow on June 22 and June 23 from 11am to 5pm each day at St. David’s Cricket Club Grounds. Ties between Native American tribes and their compatriots in Bermuda first began to be celebrated at Reconnection Festivals in 2002. The slideshow below is from the 2011 Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photo Report: 2011 Annual Bermuda Pow Wow

Photo Report: 2011 Annual Bermuda Pow Wow

Centuries old traditions blended with elements of the modern world at St. David’s Cricket Club this weekend [June 18/19], as the St. David’s Islanders and Native Community hosted their Annual Bermuda Pow Wow. Ties between Native American tribes and their Bermuda compatriots first began to be celebrated at Reconnection Festivals in 2002.Both days... Read more of this article

Videos: 2011 St David’s Pow Wow Festival

Videos: 2011 St David’s Pow Wow Festival

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community are hosting the Annual Bermuda Pow Wow at St. David’s Cricket Club Field this weekend. The ‘Bermuda Pow Wow’ will continue to today [June 19] from 11am – 5pm, with entry costing $8 for adults and $4 for children.This year’s Pow Wow is dedicated to the memory of Alice Lopez, one... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Annual Bermuda Pow Wow

Upcoming: Annual Bermuda Pow Wow

The St. David’s Islanders and Native Community will be hosting  the Annual Bermuda Pow Wow at St. David’s Cricket Club Field on June 18th and 19th, 2011. This year’s Pow Wow is dedicated to the memory of Alice Lopez, one of the strongest champions of cultural ties between Native American Wampanoags and St. David’s Islanders.Ms Lopez was... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Native American Healing Practices

Upcoming: Native American Healing Practices

On May 21/22 there will be a Weekend Workshop on Native American Healing Practices and Herbal Medicine, with proceeds going towards the St. David’s Islanders and Native Community Pow Wow Fund. There will be an introductory lecture on Native American Medicinal Herbs on Friday, May 20th from 7 – 9pm at a cost of $25. The workshop will be... Read more of this article

St. David’s Ties Now Restored To History

St. David’s Ties Now Restored To History

Work conducted by Alice Lopez and other Native American leaders to revive cultural links between East Coast tribes and their descendants in St. David’s restored an important chapter on slavery written out of North American history, say a British Museum anthropologist. Ms Lopez, who died suddenly at her Mashpee, Massachussetts home on New Year’s... Read more of this article