Indians of Massachusetts
Name of Massachusetts originates from an Indian word meaning "at or about the great hill"
The following list of tribes is compiled from:
- Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institutuion, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907.
- Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
Tribes and Bands of Massachusetts
Mahican, Massachuset, Nauset, Nipmuc, Pennacook, Pocomtuc, Wampanoag
Massachusetts-History for a calendar of events