IMPORTANT NOTICE:  The Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council is going to delay the date of the 2016 Election until a full election committee can be seated.

The Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council is in need of qualified, motivated Election Committee members. If you are an enrolled member of the Nipmuc Nation and are interested in serving on or chairing the Election Committee please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 18, 2016.


Absentee Ballots for the Nipmuc Nation 2016 Tribal Council Elections are not yet available.  Please check back for updated information. Thank you.


Click Here to read our letter in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
and their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipe Line


Nominations for the Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council are now open!  Nominations can be made by attending the tribal council meetings and only by enrolled members of the Nipmuc Nation in good standing.  meetings are typically held the 3rd Saturday of each month with some exceptions, please check the website for meeting dates and times.

The next Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council Election will be held on November 19th 2016 at the Reservation.


Seated in Grafton Massachussetts, Nipmuc Nation is the state-acknowledged tribal government of the Nipmuc people.

With more than 500 citizens, Nipmuc Nation is one of the largest tribes in New England.

It is the mission of Nipmuc Nation to preserve and promote Nipmuc culture, language and values, while improving the quality of life for all our citizens and the generations to come.



Honoring our Elder who recently passed

Christopher "Quiet Bear" Montgomery

Christopher “Quiet Bear” Montgomery Nipmuc Indian, of Revere formerly of Boston passed away on January 22, 2015. He was the Beloved husband of the late Margaret (Pollard) and devoted father of Christopher and his wife Doris of MA, Erick of RI, Helena Montgomery of RI and the late Therese Williams. He is also survived by 4 loving grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council 25 Main St, South Grafton, MA 01560. Christopher retired from the Metropolitan Police Dept. (Revere). He was a WW II Navy Veteran, Commissioner of Indian Affairs for Worcester County and served on the Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council and Board of Elders for the Nipmuc Council.

The Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council and the People of the Nipmuc Nation extend their deepest sympathy to the family of Chris “Quiet Bear” Montgomery and please know that he will be deeply missed by all.

The Nipmuc Nation Tribal Council




This is a reminder for the enrolled citizens of the Nipmuc Nation. Tribal Council meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. at the Nipmuc Nation Tribal Office, 25 Main Street, South Grafton, MA.