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Ethnohistory (2023) 70 (3): 279–301.
Published: 01 July 2023
... of the complicated political contexts of the relationships between Indigenous peoples and rival English and French colonists in New England. According to historical accounts and manuscripts, outsiders from Europe and non-Abenaki areas linguistically produced various Abenaki nomenclatures. Abenaki tribal identity can...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (1): 73–100.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and often confusing histori- cal record has limited scholarly efforts to understand groups and territo- ries in southern Maine. For instance, the Native peoples of the Saco River are referred to by a wide range of terms, including ‘‘Almouchiquois’’ (or ‘‘Armouchiquois ‘‘Abenakis ‘‘Sacos ‘‘Pigwackets...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (1): 91–112.
Published: 01 January 2011
... in Massachusetts and New Hamp- shire that year. In August, Mahican sachem Ampamit told Burnet that the Eng­lish had arrested some of his people who had been east hunting. The Schaghticokes had especially strong ties to the Abenakis, and in September 1724 Schaghticoke leaders admitted that some...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (1): 185–186.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of American Indians, working as special adviser to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and working for museums and organizations devoted to the study of American Indian cultures. However, his career would not have been possible without the aid of Beulah Tahamont (Abenaki). Native men, like the ethnologists who...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 681–682.
Published: 01 October 2020
... construction allowed various Wabanaki peoplesAbenaki, Penobscot, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, and Mi’kmaq—to see themselves as “fellow participants in a common colonial experience” (88). As French and English rivals intruded on the region, Wabanakis constructed a diverse coalition centered on the sagamore...
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Ethnohistory (2011) 58 (2): 197–211.
Published: 01 April 2011
... for Ethnohistory 198 Colin G. Calloway found myself in, of all places, “the Cowboy State,” although given the tur- moil in Vermont surrounding Abenaki tribal politics, fishing rights, and state and federal recognition, it was a pretty good place...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 621–643.
Published: 01 October 2016
... with other Abenaki groups. See Prins, “Children of Gluskap,” 96. Wabanaki refers to two or more Native groups or when the tribal identity is unknown. The specific tribal affiliations are used to address one Native community. 6 Erickson, “Maliseet-Passamaquoddy”; Miller, “Kinship of Spirit.” 7...
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Ethnohistory (2001) 48 (3): 473–494.
Published: 01 July 2001
... Tribes of North America . Transactions of the American Antiquarian Society, Archaeologia Americana. Vol. 2 . Cambridge,ma. Ghere, David L. 1993 The “Disappearance”of the Abenaki in Western Maine: Political Organization and Ethnocentric Assumptions. American Indian Quarterly 17 : 193 -207...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 725–750.
Published: 01 October 2004
... driven from their vil- lages by the Hurons, the Mohawks, and perhaps other Iroquois groups.6 Their remaining populations were absorbed by the Huron-Petuns, the east- ern Iroquois, the Abenakis, and possibly the Ottawa River Algonquians.7 Also about this time, noticeable quantities of European goods...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (2): 247–259.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Peninsula, and, in at least one instance, North Africa. Other southern New England natives, particularly those who had opposed the English, fled the region and found refuge on the Hudson River under Mohawk protection or among Abenakis...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (1): 143–166.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., they recognized more distant affinities with such eastern Algonquians as the Delaware who had migrated into the Ohio region from across the Allegheny Mountains in the eighteenth century. As easterners, the Delaware might then be called by the terms also used for Abenaki. Traditions of the Anishinaabeg continue...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (4): 655–669.
Published: 01 October 2014
... to consider Hawaii, the United States, and—­my current place of residence—­Canada. Indigenous histories are so often about amnesia, but they are also about signs, names, histories that are right in front of us.40 Abenaki scholar Lisa Brooks writes: “When I first began, I was told that looking...
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Ethnohistory (2006) 53 (2): 281–329.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Pawtucket sachem Nanepashemet was killed during an Abenaki raid. Such warfare, in addition to epidemics in 1616–17, 1630, and 1633, greatly reduced the power of the Pawtucket. By 1630 the signs of decline were particularly acute: Passaconaway could muster five hun- dred men to Montowompate’s thirty...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (2): 285–302.
Published: 01 April 2009
... the Mississippi Valley to north of the St. Lawrence River in Canada. The first took place in 1701 under French auspices in Mon- treal, at the end of a half-century of Iroquois warfare. This treaty conference involved Indians all the way from the Kaskaskia village near present-day St. Louis to the Abenakies...
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Ethnohistory (2020) 67 (4): 603–619.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... 14 These “outlier” descendants were able to reenter Pequot history and provide a counterpoint to the thousands of other stories that still remain disconnected and are waiting to be told. Perhaps those of us who work on indigenous slavery can learn from the Abenaki sense of ôjmowôgan (history...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (1): 11–33.
Published: 01 January 2010
... known in the eastern Great Lakes. Other identities, like the stock dove (Wabanaki or Abenaki) or the elk (the Illinois), belong to different ethnocultural groups or are more widely known among the Anishinaabeg of the western Great Lakes. What follows below is a brief guide to reading...
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Ethnohistory (2017) 64 (1): 115–139.
Published: 01 January 2017
... versus twenty-three Canadians and Frenchmen. Unlike Father Galinée, Tonti took care to list the names of each European. Tonti, however, identified the Indians only by their ethnicities or homelands. He described them as “Mahingans” from New England and “Abenakis or Sokokis” from the Richelieu River basin...
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Ethnohistory (2015) 62 (4): 729–750.
Published: 01 October 2015
... times each year, which gave Indian agents and national census takers the ability to plan for them. Semipermanent migrations, on the other hand, lasted two or three years and were less predictable and harder to track.18 The seasonal migrations of groups such as the Abenaki, Lummi, Walla Walla...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2014
... culturally and economically in rapidly industrializing New England and the Maritimes. In Vermont, for instance, his family may have lived among Abenakis who were building an enclave in the Back Bay area of Swanton, east of Waterbury, even while maintain- ing their seasonal transience.22 In Maine, he...
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Ethnohistory (2010) 57 (4): 741–743.
Published: 01 October 2010
... “spatialized writing tradition.” Far from a foreign concept to Indian leaders, this writing tradi- tion, symbolized by birchbark scrolls and wampum belts (awikhiganak in the Abenaki language), mapped “relationships between people, between places, between humans and nonhumans, and between...