Wigwam Festival Is On, Thankfully


An old Mohegan expression, it almost sounds like a contradiction in terms: The less there is to be thankful for, the more important it is to be thankful. But, according to Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel, a Mohegan tribal historian and medicine woman, it's the inspiration for Saturday's Mohegan Wigwam Festival, a one-day cultural celebration that in more abundant times spanned at least two days.