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Welcome from Manissean Tribe

Welcome from Manissean Tribe

Welcome from Manissean TribeWelcome from Manissean TribeWelcome from Manissean Tribe

About Us

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Ours is an intriguing history and a broad cultural heritage.

The tribe is named from the land called the island “Manisses” (“little island of Manitou”)

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Join us at any of our exciting events.

Block island Manissean Indigenous Native Tribe Living Museum and Tribal Genealogical Society.


We study the islands indigenous heritage and record the historical native family lineages.  


Offer Native American cultural events,  Tribal leader workshops, Indian Pow Wow and Intertribal  Socials.

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Celebrating Native Heritage

Bringing to live the rich heritage of the  Native Islanders.

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Support our mission

We look forward to communicating with you.  Please submit your contact info to process your interest. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during the summer season.  By appointment.

Manissean Tribe

Beacon Hill Road, Block Island, Rhode Island 02807, United States

(401) 413-6488