Jessie Little Doe Baird

Jessie Little Doe Baird (Mashpee Wampanoag), Director, Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project; John D. and Catherine MacArthur Fellow (2010); author of An Introduction to Wôpanâak Grammar (MIT Press, 2000); numerous workbooks and translations for Wôpanâak and Pequot language students. Current projects include The Wôpanâak Dictionary and Descriptive Grammar. She is Vice Chairwoman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council.