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, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A complaint against outside influence in their political process and lack of care provided to their indigent
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for an act to alter the state of government at Mashpee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that two non-proprietors, Mashpee spouses, be granted rights in severalty in their real estate
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for an allowance of accounts for support of state paupers
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A prayer for reimbursement for the amount expended for state paupers at Mashpee
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A prayer in support of the petition of Oaks A. Coombs and others concerning the hunting of waterfowl
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for the prohibition of using boats to chase and hunt waterfowl
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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
Summary
A request for the allowance of some Indian claims for the support of state paupers and for the passage of a law regulating such
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A request for aid in the maintenance of certain state paupers
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A remonstrance against the petition of Oliver Foller and his assertion of land rights