Historic Contact: Indian People and Colonists in Today's Northeastern United States in the Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries
Anthropologist and preservationist Robert S. Grumet has created this up-to-date, well-written overview of historic contact with Native Americans on the colonial frontier from a vast array of documentary, archaeological, and ethnographic data never assembled before. This is a definitive history of early Indian-white relations in an area extending from Virginia to Maine and from the Atlantic coast to the upper Ohio River. It will be read by specialists and Indian-studies buffs alike.
Historic Contact divides native northeastern America into three subregions where the histories of thirty-four Indian Countries are described and mapped in detail, including all National Historic Landmarks. In the North Atlantic Region are the Eastern and Western Abenaki, Pocumtuck-Squakheag, Nipmuck, Pennacook-Pawtucket, Massachusett, Wampanoag, Narragansett, Mohegan-Pequot, Montauk, Lower Connecticut Valley, and Mahican Indian Countries; in the Middle Atlantic Region, the Munsee, Delaware, Nanticoke, Piscataway-Potomac, Powhatan, Nottoway-Meherrin, Upper Potomac-Shenandoah, Virginian Piedmont, Southern Appalachian Highlands, and lower Susquehanna Indian Countries; and in the Trans-Appalachian Region, the Mohawl, Oneida, Cayuga, Seneca, Niagara-Erie, Upper Susquehanna, and Upper Ohio Indian Countries.
Readers interested in Indian history and colonial America will value this basic reference, which originated as a National Historic landmarks Survey Theme Study. Federal agencies, state and local preservation officers, and Indian communities will use it as an excellent planning tool in making evaluations protection decisions.
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The National Historic Landmarks Program
The North Atlantic Region
Cushnoc Archeological Site National Historic Landmark 7879
Nauset Archeological District National Historic Landmark 124126
Cocumscussoc Historic Site National Historic Landmark 134136
Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation Archeological District
Schuyler Flatts Archeological District National Historic Landmark 170173
Fort Orange Archeological Site National Historic Landmark 180182
Wards Point Archeological Site National Historic Landmark 222223
Accokeek Creek Archeological Site National Historic Landmark
Camden Historic District National Historic Landmark 260262
The TransAppalachian Region
Mohawk Upper Castle Historic District National Historic Landmark 372374
Boughton Hill Archeological Site National Historic Landmark 410411
Old Fort Niagara Historic Site National Historic Landmark 422423
Upper Ohio Country
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Robert S. Grumet
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