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.

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for additional of meadowlands and the confirmation of their grant of Indian lands, includes a committee report on request
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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, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for greater protection from British forces due to its larger population and its economic and strategic value
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
James Walker's notes on Phineas Fish's appointment at Mashpee and listing of families there, with mention of other Vineyard Native congregants
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Christiantown, Mashpee Wampanoag, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
List of Mashpee voters in favor of or against Phineas Fish, with another list of Indian families at Christiantown
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Chappaquiddick
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A letter proposing service among the Chappaquiddick on behalf of the Harvard Corporation
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
An evaluation of the state of affairs at Mashpee with respect to the spending of the Williams Fund
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A roster of 41 Mashpee men voters