Will conduct the opening blessing on Friday
Dawn Dove, Narragansett / Niantic Elder. She is Mother to two daughters and grandmother to 10 grandchildren. Dawn is a published author and editor: Through Our Eyes, An Indigenous View of Mashapaug Pond, edited by Dawn and Holly Ewald and most recently Dawnland Voices an anthology of Indigenous writing from New England, edited by Siobhan Senier. Dawn is a Cultural educator and Traditional knowledge keeper. Dawn’s life work is dedicated to the continuation of the culture, language and traditions of her people.