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Title Early native literacies in New England [e-book] a documentary and critical anthology / edited by Kristina Bross and Hilary E. Wyss.
Publication Info. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2008. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 p. :) ill. ;
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-268) and index.
Contents The Mohegans. Oweneco, "Letter of instruction from Oanhekoe, Sachem of the Mohegan Indians in New England, 14 July 1703" ; Letter of instruction from Oanhekoe, Sachem of the Mohegan Indians in New England, 14 July 1703 / David Murray -- Joseph Johnson, "Diary, 1773" ; Joseph Johnson's diary, Farmington, Connecticut, 18 November 1772 to 1 February 1773 -- Mohegan wood-splint basket ; The cultural work of a Mohegan painted basket / Stephanie Fitzgerald -- Samson Occum, "Temperance and morality sermon" ; Samson Occum and the sermonaic tradition / Heather Bouwman -- "Title pages from Samson Occum's Sermon preached at the execution of Moses Paul" ; Samson Occum and the native print literacy / Philip H. Round -- The Narragansetts. Sarah Pharaoh, "The case of Sarah Pharaoh" ; The dreadful case of Sarah Pharaoh: finding native women's voices in an eighteenth-century infanticide case / Ann Marie Plane -- Sarah Simon, "Letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769" ; Writing back to Wheelock: one young woman's response to colonial Christianity / Hilary E. Wyss -- Natick. Samuel Ponampam, "Confession narrative, 1656" ; Temptation in the wilderness: Ponampam's confession / Kristina Bross -- "Natick Indian petition, 1748" ; Our old and valluable liberty: a Natick Indian petition in defense of their fishing rights, 1748 / Jean O'Brien -- The Pequots. "Pequot medicine bundle" ; Bundles, bears, and bibles: interpreting seventeenth-century native 'texts'" / Kevin A. McBride -- The confession and dying warning of Katherine Garret ; Seeing other wise: reading a Pequot execution narrative / Jodi Schorb -- The Wampanoags. "Mittark's will, 1681/1703" ; 'We chief men say this' : Wampanoag memory, English authority, and the contest over Mittark's Will / David J. Silverman -- "The Hannit family, in experience Mayhew's Indian converts" ; Tradition and innovation in a colonial Wampanoag family from Martha's vineyard" / Laura Arnold Leibman -- Intertribal conversations. "Pictograph image on a 1725 treaty" (Wabanaki) ; Reading expressions of identity on a 1725 peace and friendship treaty / Heidi Bohaker ; "Montaukett petition, 1788" ; 'This Indian world': a petition/origin story from Samson Occom (Mohegan) and the Montaukett tribe / Joanna Brooks ; Hendrick Aupaumut (Mahican/Stockbridge), a short narration of my last journey to the western contry ; Historical introduction to Hendrick Aupaumut's Short narration ; Hendrick Aupaumut and the cultural middle ground / Sandra M. Gustafson.
Note Description based on print version record.
Access Remote access limited to New York Society Library members with a username and password.
Subject Written communication -- New England -- History.
Algonquian languages -- Texts.
Algonquian languages -- Writing.
Algonquian Indians -- Communication.
Algonquian Indians -- Colonization.
Algonquian Indians -- Material culture.
New England -- Antiquities.
Genre or Form Electronic books.
Added Author Wyss, Hilary E.
Bross, Kristina.
Project Muse.
ISBN 9781558496484 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558496483 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558496477 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558496475 (library cloth : alk. paper)