Geography, Land, & the Environment

Exploring both natural and human-made environments in Native New England space, including reservations, land loss, land use rights and ownership.

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to settle ownership of Wicosucke Island by Pawcatuck and Pennacook leaders
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Grant of the Massachusetts Legislature of five hundred acres of land through the petition of several Pennacook leaders
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Report to England from Massachusetts Bay authorities explaining the Indian turmoil in the Colonies
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Information provided about a party of Indians from Canada who attacked numerous colonial settlements
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Testimony about a wrecked vessel near Quick's Hole, the passage between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A summary of various French and English explorations and colonial settlement of New England
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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, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for liberty to sell a parcel of unimproved common land to Simeon and Nathaniel Fish
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that four pounds be granted the petitioner to defray the costs associated with attending Court to answer complaints brought by Rueben Cognehew
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that the Court appoint a successor to the trust so that the funds derived from the sale of lands at Natick may be disposed of to Martha Bowman, Samuel Bowman, Joseph Pegan, Martha Pegan, Zachariah Equis, Betty Equis, and Benjamin Wiser