American Indian Biography: Massasoit, Wampanoag Leader
Massasoit’s war chief, Annawan, led a series of raids against the insurgent ... became the Grand Sachem briefly. Then his other son Philip (Metacom) became Grand Sachem and led the Wampanoag into the uprising against the English known as King Philip ...
Flags of our founders
It featured a banner lettered with the town's name, which surrounded a portrait of a Native American labeled "Metacom" - better known as the Wampanoag chief, King Philip, he of the eponymous colonial war. "Someone probably looked at it and said ...
Bristol man injured in dragster crash dies
BRISTOL, R.I. – A local man who was injured a week ago while working on a dragster-type race car ... and crashed into steel barbeque shed behind Wing-In-It Restaurant on Metacom Avenue. Police said Elmslie was knocked unconscious. An ambulance crew ...
R.I. path said to follow rise and fall of King Philip
Philip, also called Metacom, was leader of the Wampanoag tribe ... Kevin Smith, an archaeologist and the museum's chief curator, said there is evidence that Wampanoags have lived in the area for centuries. Test pits dug in the 1950s along Mount Hope's ...
Thanksgiving Origins: More Than Just 'Turkey Day'
Thanksgiving today is very different from what it was ... Plymouth settlers out the hundred who arrived the year before. And Massasoit, who was the chief of the Wampanoag Confederacy, actually dispatched two of his senior advisors to live with the settlers.