What Indian tribe was at the first Thanksgiving?
The Wampanoag tribe was at the first Thanksgiving.
The Native American tribe that attended the first Thanksgiving was the Wampanoag Indians (pronouced Wamp-O-nogg) according to the 6th Grade New World History and Geography Book (published by Beka Books History Series). The Native American tribe that attended the first Thanksgiving was the Wampanoag Indians.
Chief Massasoit, the leader of the Wamponoag village, attended the first Thanksgiving. That Thanksgiving was also attended by Samoset, who was the sagamore (secondary chief) of the Abenaki tribe, and Squanto. Squanto, also known as Tisquantum, was a Patuxet Indian who had been adopted into Massasoit's tribe after his own had been wiped out. Squanto was not a chief. However, he did assist the Pilgrims even though at one point he had been captured by…