Mashantucket Pequot Museum Library and Archives Blog

Thursday, June 25, 2009

New Archival Collection: Foxwoods Creative Arts

Archives & Special Collections has recently received a large collection of video and image materials of Tribal events documenting the period from 1993 - 2007. The collection, created by former MPTN Creative Arts department, is comprised of approximately 2,350 video tapes and 1.6 terabytes of digital materials that are considered important in documenting the history of MPTN.

Highlights of the collection include:
  • Meet The Tribe - a series of brief interviews with Mashantucket Pequot Tribal members created for WIN-TV, the Foxwoods television network
  • Schemitzun footage from 1993 to 2007
  • Groundbreaking and construction footage of Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Museum
  • Language materials such as Pequot language classes and footage of the Revitalizing Algonquian Languages Conferences
  • The Lake of Isles Archaeology Project

A finding aid with a complete listing of the tapes in the collection is available in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Certain materials may be restricted.

Phone: 860-396-7020
Email: archive [at]

Tribal Council at the groundbreaking for MGM Grand on November 15, 2005
from Creative Arts Collection

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