Indians of Massachusetts
Name of Massachusetts originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"
The following list of tribes is compiled from:
- Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institutuion, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907.
- Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts
Mahican, Mashpee, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Penobscot, Pennacook, Pocomtuc, Wampanoag
- Gay Head Reservation
- Hassenamisco Reservation
- Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe
- Wampanoag Reservation
Family History Library
Massachusetts-History for a calendar of events
Massachusetts_Military for a list of forts