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Aquinnah: Treasure Boxes exhibit

Well, hopefully we had a safe and peaceful Inauguration yesterday. At the time of writing, it seemed like the intelligence community, police departments, and...

Aquinnah: Indian Police Academy

A very hearty congratulations to Ranger Christopher Manning for graduating from the United States Indian Police Academy on Jan. 7. Before he attended the...

Aquinnah: Library events in winter

I hope everyone had good holidays and a peaceful start to the New Year. Most of all I hope that we all stay healthy...

Aquinnah: Story of the wishing tree

Well folks, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for since about March: the end of 2020. For many communities, the past few years...

Aquinnah: The Polar Express

There are many things and people to miss and mourn this holiday season, but one thing I will truly miss is the annual Aquinnah...

Aquinnah: Twinkling wishing tree

The other day I was wondering if Pam Glavin had put up Carl’s tree yet. She always calls me to let me know when...

Aquinnah: Kate Taylor’s recording project

The wind around here has been doing me in lately. I recognize that part of life here on an island and especially in Aquinnah,...

Aquinnah: Local holiday gifts

It seems like most people had a quiet holiday last week in town, keeping guests to immediate family from what I heard. In walking...

Aquinnah: Indigenous Artists Market

Thanksgiving can be a touchy subject in Aquinnah. For years, American schools and culture presented it as a harmonious event between two cultures when...

Aquinnah: History of Thanksgiving

Oh, my friends, it feels like we are barreling towards another lockdown with our COVID-19 cases rising and rising. I had high hopes for...

Aquinnah: Mobile farm market

On Saturday, the birds around our house seemed a little “off.” There were multiple incidents of birds flying into windows or against the walls...

Aquinnah: Bakery orders for Thanksgiving

This column feels a little outdated or behind the times this week, as I am writing this on Monday and Tuesday is Election Day....

Aquinnah: Library services and events

You have three more chances to vote in the election: today, Thursday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Oct. 30, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm,...

Aquinnah: Local singer has first single

Cranberry Day was last Tuesday, and it looks like it was a good time. Although it was a “soggy” day, many people came to...

Aquinnah: Wampum jewelry and crafts

There was an interesting thread on the Facebook page, “Islanders Talk” over the weekend that I found helpful. It addressed non-Native people making jewelry...

Aquinnah: Safety in the woods

This is an information heavy column this week, sorry this is a less lighthearted chatter but hopefully that will return next week. Here is the...

Aquinnah: Kittens in need of home

The hurricanes hitting the East Coast this past month have brought some tremendous waves our way. Walking on Philbin the other day, I saw...

Aquinnah: Support for local nonprofits

As I write this, I have three boys doing Zoom school in my living room and on my deck, I am in a Zoom...

Aquinnah: Creative online connections

Happy first day of school, everyone (such as it is)! Usually this is a day when parents breathe a sigh of relief that their...

Aquinnah: New trails and beach access

The wind has shifted, and fall is in the air. Even though there have been some hot days, it seems like summer is on...
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