Culture & Society

Exploring various aspects of New England Native communities such as family, language, education, religion, and vital records.

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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, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
The passage of a law restricting the firing of woods by both English and Indians and an order that the law be communicated to the Indians
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Nipmuc
Category
Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for restrictions on the Indians use of fire
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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"
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Correspondence by Fish addressing his critics at Mashpee regarding his missionary work among them
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Community
Mashpee Wampanoag, Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribe, Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
James Walker's questions regarding Mashpee, Herring Pond, and Martha's Vineyard, with partial replies
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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
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Correspondence offering Hallett's perspective of the Mashpee controversy with Rev. Phineas Fish
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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
Summary
A second revised printing of a section from William Apes' Indian Nullification
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Letter of introduction from Judge Davis regarding Phineas Fish and his position as missionary to the Mashpee