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.

Summary: 
A request seeking liberty to sell as much land as necessary to settle debts accrued in the medical care of various family members, together with an order from the Court granting said request with certain stipulations
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Tunxis
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Unknown
Category: 
Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Unknown
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A remonstrance against the sale of land near Whip Suffrage and a request for redress
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Natick
Category: 
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A statement expressing the Nipmuc Indians' desire to adopt Christianity and to submit to the laws of Massachusetts Bay
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Summary: 
A request for clemency, should he be captured by the English, for his eleven year old son who was amongst the enemy Indians in the Nipmuc Country
Community: 
Indian Papers Project Editors, Nipmuc
Category: 
Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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Community: 
Chappaquiddick
Category: 
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power & Sovereignty
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