Preparing for the Wigwam Festival
Alden Stahl, right, 8, reacts as his grandmother Jennifer Lee, both of Massachusetts and the Northern Narragansett Tribe, brushes his hair while getting ready for the grand entry of the Mohegan Wigwam Festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Fort Shantok State Park in Montville. The annual event, featuring Native American crafts food and dance, honors the ancient celebration of the Green Corn Festival, a Mohegan Thanksgiving ceremony for corn harvest.
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