Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe
Name: The name Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe derives from the area of the Pokanoket territory a part of the Wampanoag Confederecy known as the Seaconke Plain. The Seaconke Plain was a flat area with rolling hills and few trees. The Seaconke Village and many other villages existed on the Plain. A teaming population lived in this area prior to European occupation.
Purpose: The purpose of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe is to rediscover and develop our native heritage. To take this wherever it made lead for the betterment of ourselves and our descendants.
Territory: Seaconke Wampanoag Tribal territory is bordered on the east by the Squannokonk Swamp containing present day Annawon Rock. To the south by Wannmoysett and Naut commonly called Sowams to the north by Suckatowhasquan, on the northwest by present day Wonsocket. To the west by the Providence River.
People: People who can trace there decendency to ancesters who were indigenous to this area prior to 1925 and are of Wampanoag heritage make up the citizenary of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe. The membership of the tribe is made up of people who can not meet the above criteria but are people who have an interest in forwarding the purpose of the tribe.