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Highland Settlers and Indian Lands

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Although Highland Scots forged patterns of coexistence with Indian people across large stretches of North America, they were, nonetheless, participants in a huge process of colonial encounter that ... More


Indigenous Labor in Mid-Nineteenth-Century British North America: The Mi’kmaq of Cape Breton and Squamish of British Columbia in Comparative Perspective

Andrew Parnaby

in Workers Across the Americas: The Transnational Turn in Labor History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199731633
eISBN:
9780199894420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731633.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Aboriginal people in North America, like indigenous peoples elsewhere, have been engaged in paid work for centuries. Yet despite a long, diverse history, this dimension of aboriginal life has been ... More


Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Matthew R. Bahar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the pre-Contact period through the end of the Seven Years’ War in 1763, the Wabanaki Indians of northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes confronted European colonialism by assimilating ... More


Conversion

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

Sir John Wentworth, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, welcomed the Maroons for his own ends. He compared them to the Mi’kmaq (First Nations people) and became personally involved in their welfare ... More


The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the efforts of both the French and British in refusing the indigenous Mi’kmaq from migrating to the Newfoundland between 1763 and 1766. It is particularly concerned with ... More


Introduction: Making, Forgetting, Remembering

Matthew R. Bahar

in Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

A Thanksgiving Day pageant at Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts, in 1970 revealed the extent to which modern Americans have forgotten an important chapter of their early past. Though profoundly ... More


Learning to Write Algonquian Letters: The Indigenous Place of Language Philosophy in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World

Sarah Rivett

in Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Atlantic networks of Protestant and Jesuit letters fueled missionary linguistic activity in North America in the 1660s and 1670s, which influenced early modern debates about the representational ... More


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