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Amid pandemic and Pilgrim anniversary, Wampanoag face new threat

Unitarian Universalist Association calls for urgent action to support Native American tribe that first welcomed its Pilgrim religious ancestors 400 years ago.

Elaine McArdle | 4/17/2020
jessie little doe baird hugs an attendee at a November 2017 celebration at the Old Indian Meeting House in Mashpee, Massachusetts

The Unitarian Universalist Association calls for Congressional action to defend the Mashpee Wampanoag from a decision by the Trump administration to take their Massachusetts land out of a federal trust. Here, jessie little doe baird, vice chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Tribal Council, hugs an attendee at a November 2017 celebration at the Old Indian Meeting House in Mashpee, Massachusetts. (© 2017 AP Photo/Steven Senne)