Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council and Tribal Fish, Wildlife and Natural Committee members and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Native American Liaison D.J. Monette celebrate a day of connecting with nature.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to Begin Connecting Tribal Members with Nature
As the early morning sun rose over Falmouth Harbor May 21, members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council, the Tribal Fish, Wildlife and Natural Resources Committee, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service met to develop plans for a program to connect Tribal members with nature program.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Chairman Cedric Cromwell lead as the group made their way to the dock for a morning of fishing – which will be one of many ways that the Tribe will connect its members to the natural world. By experiencing an outdoor activity like fishing first-hand, the group is optimistic that its Tribal Council will support a more formal program to reconnect its members to nature.
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Published on: Thursday, June 3, 2010