An event honoring the life of Naticksqw Chief Caring Hands of the Massachusett Praying Indians of Natick, Ponkapoag and Nashobah will be held on Saturday, July 22 at 1pm at the Eliot Church in Natick (45 Eliot St.).
Rosita M. (Silva) Andrews, aka Chief Caring Hands, passed away on April 2.
Since 1995, she was the Chief of the Massachusett Natick, Ponkapoag and Nashoba Praying Indians, and was the Pastor of the Indigenous services at the Eliot Church.
Caring Hands was a frequent participant in area events involving her people, from the early discussions of Natick changing its town seal and Natick High mascot to a land acknowledgement last year at MassBay Community College in Wellesley.
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