Ruth Tantaquidgeon

 

Age: 95

 

Summary: one of two matriarchs of the Mohegan Native American tribe, a 10th-generation descendant of Uncas, the Mohegan sachem, or chief, who settled at Fort Shantok, Connecticut.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 22, 1909

 

Died: December 22, 2004

 

Location: Uncasville, Connecticut