The Mayhews carried on active missionary work among them and succeeded in bringing nearly all of them under church regulations and secured their friendship in King Philip's war. In 1698 they were reduced to about 1,000, in 7 villages :
- Gay Head ,
- Sanchecantacket or Edgartown
TodayEditToday there are over 500 members left.
The tribe's current members are in the following:
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (Gay Head) Wampanoag Tribe