A Thanksgiving Celebration

Book - 1999
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Describes a typical Narragansett Nickommoh, or harvest celebration, as it has been performed since before the arrival of the first Pilgrims in New England.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1999
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780689810947
Branch Call Number: 394.26 Ko
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Sewall, Marcia


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Nickommoh was the name the local Native Americans used to describe their harvest feast before the Pilgrims came to their shores. Nickommoh was a time to exchange clothing and food or give them away to those in need. The festival included dancing, games, prayer, song and stays in sweat lodges.

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