In the 'Eastern Woodlands'

Pequot Museum    exhibit showing a version of a Mashantucket Pequot warrior at the Pequots’ vast Foxwoods casino.

Pequot Museum exhibit showing a version of a Mashantucket Pequot warrior at the Pequots’ vast Foxwoods casino.

I grew up in the unlikely place of Connecticut. The Eastern Woodlands. It was semi-rural where I grew up. I was fascinated by the Pequot and the Mohegan Indians of that area.

— John Fusco, screenwriter and producer. He was born in Prospect, Conn.

Somewhat bucolic Prospect, Conn., where the “Eastern Woodlands’’ have been turned into exurbia/suburbia.

Somewhat bucolic Prospect, Conn., where the “Eastern Woodlands’’ have been turned into exurbia/suburbia.