Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)

Recent DH Items
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Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request detailing several objections regarding the Province of Massachusetts Bay claiming jurisdiction over Martha's Vineyard alias Capowick and a specific request that a former act prohibiting the sale of "strong drink" be enacted
Original Date Description: 
1693.00.00
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for a Special Court or some other form of relief in his trial for killing an Indian man while on the "High Seas"
Original Date Description: 
1700.11.01
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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
Original Date Description: 
1777.01.27
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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
Original Date Description: 
1835.00.00
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Chappaquiddick, Christiantown, Deep Bottom, Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request seeking an excemption from taxation of his farm, due to his role as missionary to the Indians on Martha's Vineyard
Original Date Description: 
1779.06.02