Mary Ann Hendricks, a Nipmuc Indian who now lives in Quincy, came to the memorial service Friday afternoon. Nipmuc Indians, also known Praying Indians, were banished to Deer Island during the 1675 winter. Half the tribe died or were sold to slavery. The remainder of the tribe traveled down Charles River to settle in the Natick area. Every October the tribe recreates the canoe trip from Winthrop to Natick
Memorial for Bella Bond
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