Day #2 Native Literature: “Moshup’s Bridge”

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Moshup’s Bridge story

Today, we discussed the Wampanoag story of Moshup and his adventures. One story has him building a bridge made of stones but is given trouble by a trickster figure who aims to keep him from completing his task. Also, the importance of Oral Tradition and Storytelling in tribal cultures and how languages change and influence different cultural worldviews, then and now.

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