Pass the Feather: Native Heritage New England

Native Heritage New England is an educational platform of indigenous people who educate about culture and traditions. It was established in 2017 and has successfully given over 100 seminars and works.

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Chief Ladybug

Croatan and Massachusetts Tribal Indian

Ladybug, maternally is an enrolled member of the Croatan tribe and paternally is a tribal affiliate of the Massachusetts at Ponkapoag tribe. She is tribal chief of Native Heritage New England an educational platform that educates non-indigenous people. By day she is Dr. Pruitt, college Professor and Health Studies Chair at MassBay and Faculty at Tufts Medical School.

Chief Ladybug / Dr. Pruitt is also a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging lecturer and has conducted many trainings in that area. She is NCBI certified trainer.

Some of her most recent events:

  • DEIB training for Toyota Automotive, August, 2023
  • We are still here- Tufts Medical School, July, 2023
  • Pass The Feather, July, 2023
  • Mitakuye Oyasin, June, 2023

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Medicine Spirit-- Laughing Eyes

Mohawk First Nation

Laughing Eyes is from the Mohawk first nation. He is a medical professional at Milford Hospital as well as a devoted, husband, father, grandfather and tribal medicine spirit.

Laughing Eyes performs all the smudging ceremonies for tribal gatherings and home blessings since 2007.

Laughing Eyes is one of the founding members of Native Heritage New England an educational platform for educating non-indigenous people.

Some of his recent events:

  • Pass The Feather July, 2023
  • Mitakuye Oyasin, June, 2023
  • Curry College- Indigenous People’s Day, October, 2022
  • MassBay Community College Land Acknowledgment, September, 2022

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