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In Memoriam

The spirits of our ancestors are with us always, inspiring and encouraging us as a Tribe. We pay tribute to them every day in our hearts and thoughts. Here, you can learn the important contributions that several ancestors made to us and the world at large.

Medicine Woman Gladys Tantaquidgeon

Pipe Carrier Ernest Gilman

Chief Ralph Sturges

“This heart is not mine, but yours.”
– Sachem Uncas
Fidelia Fielding
The last fluent speaker of the Mohegan language
“We want people to feel that the Mohegans are about the future…”
– Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel
"You shall always remain in [the land] where you [creator] is.”
– Fidelia Fielding
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