Politics, Power, & Sovereignty

Exploring how Native American communities survived under a dominant society, the dynamics of the relationship between the two, and the ways Native sovereignty might have been expressed, especially with respect to periods of reservations, relocation, allotment, assimilation, and citizenship and to race relations.

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
Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
Treaty of the Quinnipiac sachem and his council selling land at the Quinnipiac village to English authorities
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An account of the amount of wood taken by Phineas Fish from the parsonage and its value
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The request of a large part of the Mashpee tribe to dismiss Phineas Fish and have access to Harvard's Indian fund
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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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.
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for confirmation of his purchase of a parcel of land, between Marlborough and Sherborn, from Joseph Robinson, an Indian man
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order granting a tract of land, eight miles square, in the Nipmuc Country to residents of Lynn and Reading based on military service in King Philip's war
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a grant of land, eight miles square, in the Nipmuc Country based on military service in King Philip's war
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An order granting John Blackwell and his heirs an eight square mile tract of land in the Nipmuc Country