Explore

pic_historyThe Mohegan Tribe's History

When does history begin? Like humanity everywhere, Native American people trace their past in more than years. Scientific evidence shows Native American presence in the area for 10,000 years. But oral history begins with creation, when the Great Spirit created the earth. The earliest clans of the Delaware Tribe included the Wolf clan, or Mohegans, who settled in upstate New York. After migrating to Connecticut this group became today's Mohegan Tribe.

The Mohegan story can be told through the history of its remarkable people.

 
7
Council of Elders
Trail of life
Represents the path walked in life
2003
Became first Native American tribe in the US to own a professional sports team
2014
Became co-owners of the New England Black Wolves lacrosse team, a traditional Native American sport
Learn more about us