First Light Fun - Traditional Stories and Crafts with Annawon Weeden

Learn about local Native American history, customs, and oral heritage with Mashpee Wampanoag educator, performer, and artist Annawon Weeden! Join us at the library for an afternoon of traditional native storytelling, crafts, and more. Suitable for kids 8 and older, teens, adults, families, and seniors. No registration required.

Annawon Weeden is an enrolled member of his mother's Mashpee Wampanoag tribal community located on Cape Cod. He currently works in the MPTN Cultural Resource Dept. as the Eastern Woodland song/dance instructor for his father's Mashantucket Pequot Tribal community located on their reservation in southeastern Connecticut. Growing up on the Narragansett reservation in south coastal Rhode Island, Annawon was instructed on the traditional dances & customs of New England natives throughout his entire life. As an adult, traveling abroad visiting many other tribes across the U.S., Annawon has developed a comprehensive understanding of the vast diversity among many native customs.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Watertown Savings Bank Meeting Room