MV Gazette, on June 9th, 2011

Aquinnah Cultural Center Gears Up For Summer

The Aquinnah Cultural Center opens its doors for the season on Saturday, June 11 at 1 p.m. This year, its sixth, the museum is extending its hours and will now close at 4 p.m. The museum exhibits center around traditional and 19th century Wampanoag culture and history.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.

Upcoming events include the fifth annual Native American Artisans’ Festival featuring art demonstrations and special guest performer Jennifer Kreisberg of Ulali on July 23, author and Professor David Silverman from George Washington University speaking about Zachariah Howwosswee’s 17th century bible translated into the Wampanoag language on July 29, and the annual feast and fundraiser featuring guest speaker Jessie Little Doe Baird, founder of the Wampanoag Language Reclamation Project, on August 13.

 

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