On Our Own Ground: The Complete Writings of William Apess, a Pequot (Google eBook)

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Univ of Massachusetts Press, 1992 - History - 344 pages
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Makes available in a superb scholarly edition not only the first published autobiography by a native American (1829 originally), but also a range of historical, political, and personal writings. -- New York Times Book Review
  

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I bought this book at a book fair at the local historical society where I donated some books. I was delighted to find this book just as it started to rain. They were not prepared for the change in ... Read full review

On our own ground: the complete writings of William Apess, a Pequot

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Editor O'Connell (English, Amherst Coll. ) has gathered together the complete 19th-century writings of Apess, a mixed blood of Pequot and white descent. A Textual Afterword discusses difficulties with ... Read full review

Contents

A Son of the Forest 1831
1
The Increase of the Kingdom of Christ A Sermon and The Indians The Ten Lost Tribes 1831
99
The Experiences of Five Christian Indians of the Pequot Tribe 1833
117
Indian Nullification of the Unconstitutional Laws of Massachusetts Relative to the Marshpee Tribe or The Pretended Riot Explained
163
Eulogy on King Philip as Pronounced at the Odeon in Federal Street Boston
275
Textual Afterword
311
Bibliographic Essay
325
Index
331
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