Mashpee Woman Receives Powwow Princess Crown

COURTESY OF THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE: Ciara Jackson, 20, of Mashpee, is crowned as the 2016-17 Powwow Princess during the 95th Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow Celebration over the weekend at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds in Falmouth.

COURTESY OF THE MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE: Ciara Jackson, 20, of Mashpee, is crowned as the 2016-17 Powwow Princess during the 95th Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow Celebration over the weekend at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds in Falmouth.

FALMOUTH – A Mashpee woman was chosen by the Wampanoag Tribe over the weekend as this year’s Powwow Princess.

The honor went to Ciara Jackson, 20, during the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s 95th Powwow Celebration at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds.

Jackson was chosen for being active in her community, having a strong knowledge of the tribe’s history and culture and participating through dance at previous powwows.

She will take over princess duties from Forestdale teenager Abigail Peters.

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