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English Letters and Indian Literacies: Reading, Writing, and New England ...

Hilary E. Wyss - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 264 pages
As rigid and unforgiving as the boarding schools established for the education of Native Americans could be, the intellectuals who engaged with these schools—including ...
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Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America

Hilary E. Wyss - History - 2003 - 224 pages
This work examines often overlooked writings of Christian Indians in early America. Wyss argues that the Native Americans who converted to Christianity forged a unique identity ...
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Dry Bones and Indian Sermons: Praying Indians in Colonial America

Kristina Bross - History - 2004 - 257 pages
Native converts to Christianity, dubbed "praying Indians" by seventeenth-century English missionaries, have long been imagined as benign cultural intermediaries between English ...
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Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 8

Local history - 1906
Primarily consists of: Transactions, v. 1, 3, 5-8, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, 32, 34-35, 38, 42-43; and: Collections, v. 2, 4, 9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31, 33, 36-37, 39-41; also includes ...
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Red Ink: Native Americans Picking Up the Pen in the Colonial Period

Drew Lopenzina - History - 2012 - 412 pages
Reexamines the writings of early indigenous authors in the northeastern United States.
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Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of ...

David J. Silverman - History - 2010 - 279 pages
New England Indians created the multitribal Brothertown and Stockbridge communities during the eighteenth century with the intent of using Christianity and civilized reforms to ...
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Indian Education in the American Colonies, 1607-1783

History - 2007
Armed with Bible and primer, missionaries and teachers in colonial America sought, in their words, “to Christianize and civilize the native heathen.” Both the attempts to ...
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To Do Good to My Indian Brethren: The Writings of Joseph Johnson, 1751-1776

Joseph Johnson, Laura J. Murray - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 324 pages
Joseph Johnson's writings and essays, written between 1771 and 1773, document daily life in the Indian Christian communities of Mohegan and Farmington, Connecticut. Commentary ...
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Removable Type: Histories of the Book in Indian Country, 1663-1880

Phillip H. Round - Social Science - 2010 - 296 pages
In 1663, the Puritan missionary John Eliot, with the help of a Nipmuck convert whom the English called James Printer, produced the first Bible printed in North America. It was ...
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