Early native literacies in New England :a documentary and critical anthology /edited by Kristina Bross and Hilary E. Wyss.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-318532

Description

xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Algonquian Indians Material culture.
Algonquian Indians Colonization.
Algonquian Indians Communication.
Algonquian languages Writing.
Algonquian languages
Written communication History.
Algonquien (peuple) 19e s. (début) 17e s.
littérature amérindienne d'expression anglaise 19e s. (début) 17e s.
Schriftliche Kommunikation.
Algonkin-Sprachen.
Englisch.
Indianer.
Antiquities.

Originator

Bross, Kristina.
Wyss, Hilary E.

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.

Publication

Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press

Publisher Series

Native Americans of the Northeast
Native Americans of the Northeast.

Description

xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-268) and index.

ISBN

9781558496484
1558496483
9781558496477
1558496475

Call Number

Stacks E99.A35 E37 2008

Material Type

Texts.
document.
anthologie.

Places

New England
Nouvelle-Angleterre (Etats-Unis)
Algonkin-Sprachen.
Englisch.
Neuengland.
Indianer.