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Images of Executive Order #39 which established the Rhode Island Commission for Indian Affairs, November 10, 1976. Commission members: William “Big Toe” Wilcox of East Providence, Garrison E. Parker of Providence, Frederick C.…


Image of the American Indian Foundation Articles of Incorporation, August 1931.See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Governor Noel as he swears in members of the newly established Rhode Island Commission for Indian Affairs, November 10, 1976.Commission members: William “Big Toe” Wilcox of East Providence, Garrison E. Parker of Providence,…


Image of the “Annual Pilgrimage of Narragansetts to South County” newspaper clipping, August 29, 1929.See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of "Sons and Daughters of the First Americans" site for the Construction of Indian Longhouse to be used for Indian Library, Museum and Community Center, c. 1940. The Narragansett Indian Longhouse was built to provide a meeting place for tribal…


Image of Indian Lands at Fort Neck, Indian Reservation West Side. See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Indian Reservation at Fort Neck, Indian Reservation East Side. See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Indian Lands at Fort Neck (Indian Reservation Cedar Swamp). See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Indian Lands at Fort Neck. See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Governor John Chafee with Native Americans, February 2, 1964 (#610).See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Governor Chafee with Native American Chief at the State House, March 17, 1966 (#1333).See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Governor John Chafee with Princess Nashaweena, August 15, 1965 (#1064).See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Indian Fire Stones at Fort Hill (#1609) in Providence, May 11, 1913.See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Images from the Narragansett and Indian Federation Powwow, August 13, 1961. The Narragansett Indian Tribe recently held its 341st Annual Meeting Powwow. This event is the oldest recorded powwow in North America. It is the most important gathering of…


Image of Indian Quarry in Johnston, c. 1917.See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image of Native Americans in ceremonial dress, 1969.See also:Narragansett Indian Records Collection


Image from a Narragansett Indian Powwow in August, c. 1970. This event is the oldest recorded powwow in North America. It is the most important gathering of the Narragansett Indians and evidence that the tribe never disbanded despite efforts of the…


Image of Indian Church c. 1970, Charlestown off Route 2. This church was built in 1859 to replace the original wooden church from 1750. Arson destroyed the roof and interior in 1993 and was rebuilt in 1996 to the same specifications.Rhode Island…


Image of the poster for the Rhode Island State Archives 1776: Rhode Island in the Year of Independence exhibition.

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Images of portraits of prominent Rhode Island military figures from the Revolutionary War. Portraits are of Commodore Esek Hopkins, General Nathanael Greene, and General John Sullivan.Excerpt from: Esek Hopkins Papers at the Rhode Island Historical…

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