Manitonquat, also known as Medicine Story, is a storyteller and keeper of native lore of the Wampanoag Nation of Massachusetts and ceremonial medicine man of the Assonet Band.

A former writer and poet for the international journal "Akwesasne Notes" and author of eleven books, he has been a part of the North American Indian Spiritual Unity Movement and co-founder of the Tribal-Healing Council.

He is a member of the Association of Humanistic Psychology and a teacher of re-evaluation counseling. He has participated in many Rainbow Gatherings - temporary intentional communities, typically held in outdoor settings, and espousing and practicing ideals of peace, love, harmony, freedom and community, as a consciously expressed alternative to mainstream popular culture, consumerism, capitalism and mass media.

Medicine Story gave the keynote address at the United Nations ceremonies on 50th anniversary of the death of Mahatma Gandhi.

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