Culture & Society

Exploring various aspects of New England Native communities such as family, language, education, religion, and vital records.

Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Using a section from Ape's Indian Nullification as a base, this document shows the revisions an unknown author made in a subsequent printing
1753.12.11.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0032_0065_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer, by the Guardians of the Mashpee Indians, to complaints regarding infringements on the Mashpee's lands
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for liberty to sell her share of a ten acre parcel of land so as to mitigate the cost of her support
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Undetermined
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for the release of funds necessary to support three Indian children put under his care
1777.11.00.00_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0167_0003_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Soheir, Williams, and others who own the saltworks at Mashpee for leave to bring five German prisoners of war into service there
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
Treaty of the Northern Quinnipiac sachem selling land at the Quinnipiac River to English authorities
1676.09.15.01_page1petitions_masa_na_45X_0030_0036_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a temporary stay of execution for Sagamore Sam in an effort to gain information regarding Lake's brother, Thomas.
1679.06.07.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0003.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The passage of a law restricting the firing of woods by both English and Indians and an order that the law be communicated to the Indians
1679.05.29.00_page1 petitions_masa_na_45X_0112_0020_0001.jpg
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for restrictions on the Indians use of fire
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a Special Court or some other form of relief in his trial for killing an Indian man while on the "High Seas"