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Native American Tribes of Rhode Island
Welcome to our Rhode Island State Facts section, part of an educational project
designed to provide information about indigenous people in different U.S. states.
Follow the links to the right of our tribal map for more information about the language, culture and history
of each Rhode Island tribe, or scroll below the map for Rhode Island Indian activities including a wordsearch,
fact sheets for kids about each tribe, and worksheets teaching words from the different Native American languages
of Rhode Island. Feel free to print any of these materials out for classroom use!
American Indians in Rhode Island
The original inhabitants of the area that is now Rhode Island included:
Here are the addresses of Rhode Island's Indian reservations There is one federally recognized Indian tribe in Rhode Island today. :
Other Indian tribes, bands and communities remaining in Rhode Island today include: Pokanoket Tribe:
500 Wood Street
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809
Feel free to print these out for classroom use!
Teaching and learning activities about Rhode Island Native American Indians:
Printable puzzle hiding the names of Rhode Island's Indian tribes.
Rhode Island Tribes Word Search:
Learn to say "hello" in several Native Rhode Island languages.
Rhode Island Language Greetings:
Learn the Native American names of Rhode Island animals.
Rhode Island Native Animals:
Answers to frequently asked questions about the tribes of Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Indian Facts for Kids:
We currently have pages for the Wampanoag,
and Niantic tribes.
Recommended books about Rhode Island Native Americans: Simple book introducing Rhode Island's Native American history and culture to kids.
Rhode Island Indians:
More in-depth book for kids about the tribes of Rhode Island and New England.
New England Indians:
Thorough compilation of information about Rhode Island Indian tribes.
Encyclopedia of Rhode Island Indians:
1643 book about the Narragansetts by Roger Williams himself.
A Key into the Language of America:
The native etymology of present-day place-names in Rhode Island.
Native American Place Names of Rhode Island:
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in Rhode Island state: American Indian Place Names in Rhode Island:
List of Rhode Island place names and their original meanings, and an old map of Indian New England.
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