Manitonquat

Manitonquat

Born: July 17, 1929

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Occupation: writer, speaker, teacher, councilor.

Biography: Manitonquat, also known as Medicine Story, is a storyteller and keeper of native lore of the Wampanoag Nation of Massachusetts and ceremonial medicine man of the Assonet Band. A former writer and poet for the international journal Akwesasne Notes and author of eleven books, he has been a part of the North American Indian Spiritual Unity Movement and co-founder of the Tribal-Healing Council.