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PERFORMER

For over 30 years, Jonathan has been a singer and dancer in the Wampanoag tradition.  Ranging in styles from Eastern Social Songs to Northern Style powwow singing, to classical performances with the Plymouth Philharmonic, Jonathan provides educational music and dance programs.

Film Production

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Jonathan has a career spanning 20 years in film production and media working closely with AMC, PBS, and the History Channel.  His filmography most notably includes Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World (PBS, 2010), Desperate Crossing: the Untold Story  of the Mayflower (AMC/History Channel 2006), and 10 Days that Unexpectedly Changed America (History Channel, 2006).

Jonathan has served as a cultural consultant, interviewee, actor, producer and costumer.  In his role as a cultural consultant, he provides careful guidance on accurate portrayals of historic Wampanoag people, culture and lifeways.