Native American Tribes Nations and Confederacies: Narragansett

The Narragansett tribe are an Algonquian Native American tribe from Rhode Island.

Historically the Narragansett were one of the leading tribes of New England, controlling the west of Narragansett Bay in present day Rhode Island, and also portions of Connecticut and eastern Massachusetts.

The Narragansett culture has existed in the region for centuries. The first European contact was in 1524, when the explorer Giovanni de Verrazano visited Narragansett Bay.

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