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Retelling a Dreadful Chapter in History, & Working for the Future of This Land

Ed Nute

In the year 1614, twenty Wampanoag men were kidnapped by European explorers to be sold as slaves in Spain.  Captured: 1614 is an interactive exhibit that depicts this event from the perspective of the Wampanoag people. The exhibit will travel to public libraries and museums throughout the region. Mindy Todd talks with Executive Producer Paula Peters about the project on The PointLater in the hour Ramona Peters, Founder of  the Native Land Conservancy, a new Native American-led land conservancy based in Mashpee, joins us to talk about their work protecting and preserving land on the Cape, Island, and beyond.


Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI. After starting her broadcasting career as a midday DJ at WARE in Ware, Massachusetts, she quickly advanced to host of the morning drive show, which in 1981, made her one of the few women in broadcasting to anchor her own morning show. Her career has covered nearly all aspects of broadcasting. She has been a radio disc jockey, a traffic reporter, a television news anchor and reporter, a program director, talk show host, and even a ski reporter. Her television work brought her to White River Junction, VT, Portland, ME, Indianapolis, IN and Nashville, TN. Mindy also worked at radio stations in West Palm Beach, FL, Hartford, CT, Boston, MA and Lebanon, NH. She has received numerous awards, most recently her 5th National PRNDI (Public Radio News Directors Incorporated) award for best Call-in program and best Interview.