A sampling of Native American stone constructions found in the State of Rhode Island
Propped, Perched and Pedestaled Boulders
Manitou Stones and Standing Stones
Chambers, Shelters and Niches
Split Filled and Wedged Boulders
Stone Rings and Circles
Destroyed Site. Canonchet, Rhode Island
Every site is mute and if we don't speak for it, it won't speak for itself
and Ernest Hazard and published by the Narragansett Tribe of Indians in 1935 and
1936. It includes short articles by a variety
of writers on the culture, history, and politics
of the Narragansett Indians. It also includes religious and poetic writing, lessons in the Narragansett language, advice from community leaders, and a "milestones" section documenting births, deaths, and other life transitions.
List of all publlications
Ceremonial Landscapes Blog
(no longer being updated)
Photo gallery of sites in Rhode Island,
Connecticut and Massachusetts
(over 1000 photos)
Op-Ed The Blog of the Yale Indian Papers Project.
The Narragansett Indian Tribe.
Articles by Norman Muller
Rock Piles Blog
Aboriginal Stone Constructions
in the Southern Piedmont by Philip E Smith
Starts on page 29
The Hopkinton Historical Association
A Key into the language of America
|Rhode Island Videos
R-1 Rock Shelter
(Slide Show. 30 minutes long)
Ceremonial Stones 1
(Slide Show. 9 minutes long)
Ceremonial Stones 2
(Slide Show. 16 minutes long)
Manitou Support Stone.
The South County Esker
Niche with stonework and seat .
Stone circle with a Manitou Stone and donation stones.
Virtual field trip to a serpent effigy.
|Recently found Sites
20 feet long stone row linking a standing stone, niche and 2 boulders. Part 1
20 feet long stone row linking a standing stone, niche and 2 boulders. Part 2