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Author Menta, John.

Title The Quinnipiac : cultural conflict in southern New England / John Menta.

Imprint New Haven, Conn. : Dept. of Anthropology, Yale University : Division of Anthropology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, ©2003.


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Description ix, 251 pages : illustrations (1 color), maps ; 25 cm.
Series Yale University publications in anthropology, 1535-7082 ; no. 86
Yale University publications in anthropology ; no. 86.
Note "September 25, 2003."
Originally presented as the author's thesis (M.A.)--Southern Connecticut State University, 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-238) and index.
Contents The Land and the People. Introduction ; The prehistory of the Quinnipiac ; The New England Algonquian of the 17th century ; The Quinnipiac country ; The population problem -- Culture and Politics. Appearance and dress ; Dwellings ; Transportation ; Weapons ; Language ; Marriage and family ; Religion ; Seasonal migrations ; Subsistence ; Political organization ; Political and military relations -- Trade, disease and war in Connecticut, 1614-1637. The coastal fur trrade: Dutch-Quinnipiac interactions ; The commercialization of wampum ; Pequot expansion ; The Dutch and English settle in Connecticut ; The epidemics of 1633 and 1634 ; Connecticut's indian war ; The English "Discover" Quinnipiac -- Early Quinnipiac-English relations. Cultural adjustment at Quinnipiac ; The Momauguin treaty ; The Montowese treaty ; The Shaumpishuh treaty ; Trouble at Mattabaseck ; The Nepaupuck incident ; Quinnipiac becomes New Haven -- Cultural conflict in New Haven Colony, 1640-1665. New Haven becomes a colony ; Quinnipiac-English cooperation ; The failure of the fur trade ; Kieft's War and Miantionomo's "Plot" ; Indian dogs and English swine ; Momauguin's unusual proposal ; Alcohol-related problems among the Quinnipiac ; Political dissension in New Haven Colony ; Overview.
King Philip's War and the East Shore land dispute. The Mohawk and Mohegan threat ; Minor development on the East Shore Reservation ; The Totoket and Menunkatuck Reserves ; The death of Montowese and the abandonment of his reservation ; The outbreak of King Philip's War ; New Haven during King Philip's War, 1675 too 1676 ; The repercussions of the Great Swamp Fight ; The war comes to Connecticut ; The final days of King Philip's War ; English encroachment on the East Shore Reservation ; Thomas Trowbridge, Sir, New Haven's land agent ; Nausup's bill of sale ; Wampom cedes land at Indian Neck ; George Sagamore accommodates his english neighbors ; The Quinnipiac participate in King William's War ; George Sagamore renegotiates a right-of-way ; An incident at the county court ; The end of the 17th Century -- The Quinnipiac and the colonical legal system. Legal cases in the 17th century ; Indiana advocates ; Legal cases in the 18th century ; The Cupoquassen case ; "Lawful servants to the English."
Land sales and emigration in the 18th century. The Indian community at West Pond ; Queen Anne's War, 1703-1713 -- Shambisqua, the second woman sachem of the Quinnipiac ; The proprietors of the common and undivided land ; The emigration movement to Waterbury ; English-Quinnipiac relations in Branford ; The first society purchases Indian Neck ; The Quinnipiac in King George's War ; A Quinnipiac named Adam: a leader of the emigration movement ; Adam's suite against Joseph and Timothy Tuttle, Jr. ; The emigration to Farmington ; The execution of Moses Paul ; Samson Occom and Joseph Johnson ; Samson Occom and the Great Awakening ; The move to the Oneida country ; The effects of the American Revolution on Brothertown ; The Brothertown Indians at Stockbridge ; Back to the Oneida country -- Quinnipiac descendants in the 19th century. The last years of the Brothertown Indians in New York ; The emigration to Wisconsin ; The Adams family at Brothertown ; The Brothertown Indian Nation of Wisconsin ; The Quinnipiac-Paugussett connection in the 18th century ; Intermarriage with non-indians ; Seasonal returns to the Quinnipiac country ; Seasonal returns to towns outside of New Haven ; The life of Asa Freeman, an indian basketmaker ; The "disappearance" of the Quinnipiac ; The disturbance of the Quinnipiac burial ground ; Quinnipiac descendants in the 19th century ; The Connecticut Algonquian in the 20th century ; What became of New Haven's Quinnipiac heritage? -- Appendix A. Deed of April 20, 1683 -- Appendix B. Deed of July 19, 1683 -- Appendix C. Deed of March 15, 1686.
Subject King Philip's War (1675-1676) (OCoLC)fst00987655
Connecticut. (OCoLC)fst01205688
United States -- History -- King William's War, 1689-1697.
Occom, Samson, 1723-1792. (OCoLC)fst00178292
King William's War (United States : 1689-1697) (OCoLC)fst01353486
Colonies -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00868466
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- First contact with Europeans -- Connecticut.
Chronological Term 1600-1775
Subject United States -- History -- Queen Anne's War, 1702-1713.
Brotherton Indians. (OCoLC)fst00839689
Quinnipiac Indians. (OCoLC)fst01085863
King Philip's War, 1675-1676.
United States -- History -- King George's War, 1744-1748.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans. (OCoLC)fst00969743
Shambisqua, second woman sachem of the Quinnipiac.
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Connecticut.
Brotherton Indians.
Connecticut -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Quinnipiac Indians -- History.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Subject King George's War (United States : 1744-1748) (OCoLC)fst01353485
Colonies -- Law and legislation.
Queen Anne's War (United States : 1702-1713) (OCoLC)fst01354159
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Occom, Samson, 1723-1792.
Added Author Peabody Museum of Natural History. Division of Anthropology.
ISBN 0913516228
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