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“The Place of Their Desires”: Hassanamesit

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at Hassanamesit, a Nipmuc Indian town nestled in the wooded hills forty miles inland from the coastal lands of the Massachusett Indians where John Wompas's ancestors came from. ... More


Defending and Defrauding the Indians: John Wompas, Legal Hybridity, and the Sale of Indian Land

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

As Jenny Pulsipher recounts, the mid-seventeenth-century Nipmuc Indian John Wompas familiarized himself with both Native and settler concepts of land tenure, distribution, and sales, becoming adept ... More


Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

D. Rae Gould, Holly Herbster, Heather Law Pezzarossi, and Stephen A. Mrozowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This multi-authored case study of three Nipmuc sites is an introductory archaeology text that includes a tribal member as one of the scholars. Collaboration between the authors over two decades is a ... More


Introduction

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the notorious figure of John Wompas, also known as John White. Upsetting expectations is emblematic of Wompas's entire life. He was a ... More


“One Piece of Land to Cling on To”: The Hassanamisco Reservation

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0011
Subject:
History, Indian History

This concluding chapter studies the Hassanamisco Reservation. Edward Pratt, the executor of John Wompas's will, wasted no time attempting to cash in on his acquaintance with the land-rich Indian ... More


Interlude: Nashaway: Nipmuc Country, 1643−1674

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This Interude provides an account of the colonization of Nashaway, a fertile intervale at the crossroads of Indigenous trails, which became the English colonial town of Lancaster, Massachusetts. It ... More


The Printer’s Revolt: A Narrative of the Captivity of James the Printer

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explores the beginning of King Philip’s War in the Nipmuc country, focusing not only on Native responses and resistance but also on the colonial drive toward containment, charged by fear ... More


The Roads Leading North: September 1675–January 1676

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter brings together multiple strands, and numerous archives, to explore the interconnections among regions and communities impacted by King Philip’s War, as it spread in the fall and winter ... More


Interlude: “My Children Are Here and I Will Stay”: Menimesit, January 1676

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This interlude narrates the journey of Job Kattenanit, James Printer’s brother, to Menimesit as a scout and spy for Massachusetts colony. The chapter relies on a careful reading of Job’s petition, ... More


The Captive’s Lament: Reinterpreting Rowlandson’s Narrative

Lisa Brooks

in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300196733
eISBN:
9780300231113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter presents a nuanced close reading of The Sovereignty and Goodness of God . . . A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson, framed within Indigenous geographies. ... More


Listening and Learning: The Benefits of Collaboration

Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter outlines some of the benefits of collaborative research. It draws on the experience gained and the lessons learned from close to a decade’s collaboration between the Fiske Center for ... More


Rethinking Colonialism: Indigenous Innovation and Colonial Inevitability

Stephen A. Mrozowski, D. Rae Gould, and Heather Law Pezzarossi

in Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060705
eISBN:
9780813050911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060705.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter argues for a rethinking of colonialism as an historical process. Three Native American archaeological sites researched by the authors suggest that the Nipmuc people of modern-day ... More


Introduction: Histories That Have Futures

D. Rae Gould and Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 discusses the key concepts explored in this book: collaborative archaeology, Indigenous knowledge, and the clear connections between exploring the past and contemporary, living peoples. The ... More


Threads of Continuity: Cultural and Temporal Intersections across Nipmuc Homelands

D. Rae Gould, Holly Herbster, and Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the long presence of Nipmuc people such as the Wabbaquasset tribe in southern New England for millenia. It reaches back into the pre-contact period and acknowledges the culture ... More


Movement and the Nipmuc Landscape: The Legacy of Sarah “Boston” Philips

Heather Law Pezzarossi

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter combines an archaeological perspective with a broader consideration of Nipmuc residence to explore the cultural landscapes of a Nipmuc family in the Blackstone River Valley through the ... More


The Cisco Homestead and Hassanamisco Reservation: Past, Present, and Future of the Nipmuc Nation

D. Rae Gould

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 continues to explore the centrality of place to the continuation of Nipmuc culture and identity, and the concept of cultural landscapes, large and small. The important role that Nipmuc ... More


Rethinking Native Spaces: Connecting Pasts to Futures

D. Rae Gould and Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The concluding chapter recaps how Nipmuc spaces across southern New England tell stories through archaeology and documents that the authors have engaged in over the decades. Details about the ... More


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