Carole Vandal, Wampanoag Tribal Elder, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Elected Commissioner-Aquinnah. Retired educator, teacher, and assistant principal, 30 years devoted to educating Native American Children and others in American Indian culture, and Biology. Riverkeeper, environmental activist, wetland coordinator, and water protector. Native American Flutist, drummer, and singer. Devoted to the preservation of our ancestral island Noepe and Wampanoag culture.