Mystic Seaport Announces Project on Slavery, and the Displacement of Native Nations

This whaleman, shown on board an unknown vessel, has been identified by family members as Charles W. Morgan crewmember Joe Gomez, a Cape Verdean-born man who later settled in New London, CT. Portuguese-speaking Cape Verdeans constituted 11% of the ship’s crew over the time. ©Mystic Seaport Museum, 2009.22.84.


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MYSTIC -- “From where I sit, unless we begin to tell these stories about who and what we are as a nation, then how do we confront the present if we do not fully grapple with the past,” said Anthony B...

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