Chief Moonset Newport Mercury (Newport, RI) august 12, 1949
arrangements were . Ihe to discourage cool the and followed traditional A. the . by wtlhln Luis Raposa. AMERICAN INDIANS HOLD ANNUAL POWWOW 18 U. S., Canadian Tribes Demonstrate Ceremonies At North Kingstown Session and Tribal ceremonies of American Indians were demonstrated to about 300 persons at the annual powwow of Ihe American '-Indian Federation in Indian Hall, North Kingstown, Sunday. Over 50 de- cendar.ts of the original Americans, Americans, clad in tull^regalia, repre senteJ 15 tribes of this country and Canada. The ceremonies were led by Chief Firefly, sachem of the organization organization for the past 14 years. In civilian lite he is Harvey Stewart of Apponaug. Leaders who addressed the pov.'- wow were Princess Nashaweena, 'of the Wampanpags; Chief Little Moose, of Ihe 'Chippewas; Chief Red Cloud, of the Cayugas; Chief Moonset, of the Sioux, anc Chief Big Bear, of Texas, medicine man of the federation. Tribes represented at the powwow powwow were Mohawks, New York and Canada; Cayugas, Iriquois Senecab, New York; Chickahominy Massachusetls; Wampanoags, o! Massachusetts and Khode Island Chippewns,. Minnesota; Caugnaw- augno, Canada; Sioux, South Dakota; Narragansetts, R h o Island; Winnebaga, Wisconsin Klamath, California; Miami Oklahoma; Pequot, Conncclicut Apaches, Texas.