Plymouth: Hundreds Gather For National Day Of Mourning

Credit: Ed Perry

Credit: Ed Perry

Hundreds gathered on Cole’s Hill in Plymouth Thursday for the National Day of Mourning in which Native Americans and their supporters who see the day as a way to remember “the genocide of millions of Native people, the theft of Native lands, and the relentless assault on Native culture.”

Among those in attendance was Chief Lady Bug who spoke with WATD’s Ed Perry.

 

Navy Veteran Laughing Eyes tells WATD’s Ed Perry he attended the event as a show of solidarity.

 

Marisa also attended the event with her family saying she wanted them to hear both sides of the story.

 

The observance has been held since 1970.

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.