History of Weetamoo

Weetamoo (l. c. 1635-1676, also known as Namumpum, Tatapuanunum, Wattimore, Weetthao) was a female chief of the Pocasset Wampanoag tribe as well as a War Chief in King Philip’s War (1675-1678), during which she established herself as a great warrior, and, further was a highly regarded bead-worker/storyteller and ritual …??/??/????

Who did Weetamoo marry?

Spouse(s) Winnepurket, Wamsutta (Alexander), Quequequanachet, Petonowit, and Quinnapin
Parent(s) Corbitant (father)
Nickname(s) Weetamoe Wenunchus Tatapanunum
Military service

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What tribe is wamsutta?

Wamsutta ( c. 16341662), also known as Alexander Pokanoket, as he was called by New England colonists, was the eldest son of Massasoit (meaning Great Leader) Ousa Mequin of the Pokanoket Tribe and Wampanoag nation, and brother of Metacomet.

When did the Wampanoag Tribe end?

Many male Wampanoag were sold into slavery in Bermuda or the West Indies, and some women and children were enslaved by colonists in New England. The tribe largely disappeared from historical records after the late 18th century, although its people and descendants persisted.

When did King Philip’s war take place?

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