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Pequot Culture and History (Pequod)

As a complement to our Mohegan-Pequot language information, we would like to share our collection of indexed links about the Pequot people and various aspects of their society. The emphasis of these pages is on American Indians as living people who have a present and a future as well as a past. Pequot history is interesting and important, but the Pequots are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern authors as well as traditional folklore, contemporary artwork as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

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Our Pequot Websites

Pequot Language:
    Worksheets, pronunciation guide, and other language learning resources for the Pequot Indian language.
Pequot Facts for School:
    Questions and answers for kids about Pequot culture.
Mohegan and Pequot Legends:
    Collection of Pequot Indian legends and folktales.

Tribal and Community Links

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation:
    Official website of the Mashantucket Pequots of Connecticut.
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center:
    Homepage of the Pequot tribal museum.
Foxwoods Resort and Casino:
    Homepage of the Mashantucket Pequot casino.
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation:
    Social media homepage of the Eastern Pequot band.

Maps of Pequot Lands

New England Tribal Maps:
    Map of early Pequot and other New England Indian territory.
Connecticut Indians Map * Massachusetts Indian Map:
    Maps showing where the original lands of the Mohegan and Pequot Indians were located.

Pequot Lifestyle and Traditions

Pequot History:
    The story of the Pequot Indians from prehistoric times through the Pequot Massacre.
Pequot Indians:
    Article on Pequot history and culture.
New England Indian Clothes * Traditional Indian Clothing * Head Dress * Native American Hairstyles:
    Images of traditional Mohegan and Pequot clothing.
Pequot Pow Wow Photographs * Mohegan Powwow Video:
    Photos and a video from contemporary Mohegan and Pequot powwows.
Algonquian Indian Homes * Tribal Canoes * Native American Weapons:
    Pictures and information about Pequot houses, tools and artifacts.
Mashantucket Pequot Flag:
    Photo and description of the Pequot tribal flag.
Mashantucket Pequots Seek to Reclaim Language:
    Article about Pequot language preservation efforts.
The Pequot War * The Puritans and the Pequot Indian War * Pequot War * Mystic River Village Massacre:
    History of the English and Pequot Indian War of 1637-1638.
Pequot Indian History:
    Article on Pequot history and genealogy.
Native American Genealogy:
    Direction for those seeking Pequot and other American Indian ancestors.
Four Directions: Pequot:
    Timeline and links about Pequot history.

Pequot Literature and Arts

William Apess:
    Background, bibliography and links for the Pequot author.
Dan Loudfoot-Montford:
    Homepage of a contemporary Pequot artist.
American Indian Crafts:
    Information, photographs and links about Pequot and other native art.

Books for sale on the Pequots
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History of the Indians of Connecticut:
    Thorough overview of the many Mohegan tribes of Connecticut, including the Pequots.
The Pequot War * The Pequots in Southern New England:
    Overviews of Pequot Indian history.
On Our Own Ground * A Son of the Forest and Other Writings:
    The works of 19th-century Pequot author William Apess.
Hitting the Jackpot * Revenge of the Pequots:
    Books on the Foxwoods casino and the revival of the Pequot Nation.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Pequots and Native Americans in general.

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Links, References, and Additional Information

   Pequot Tribe * Pequot * Mashantucket Pequot Tribe * Eastern Pequots:
   Encyclopedia articles about the Pequots.
  Pueblo Pequot:
  Information about the Pequots in Spanish.
   Pequot: * Mashantucket Pequot Tribe:
   Collections of Pequot links.

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