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Narragansett Tribe recognizes oldest member

Francis "Caesar" Fayerweather, the oldest member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, turned 90 this year.

Friends and family held a surprise birthday party for Fayerweather yesterday. The tribe presented him with a hawk pipe, signifying commitment to the tribe, and a fox pelt, representing wisdom.

Fayerweather the The Providence Journal that the secret to a long-life is "Just being happy, and with the help of the good Lord."

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At the age of 90, Fayerweather is a true tribal elder (The Providence Journal 10/18)