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Writing Indians: Literacy, Christianity, and Native Community in Early America

Hilary E. Wyss - History - 2003 - 224 pages
A study of cultural encounter, this book takes a fresh look at the much ignored and often misunderstood experience of Christian Indians in early America. Focusing on New ...
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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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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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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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The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in ...

Linford D. Fisher - History - 2012 - 312 pages
The First Great Awakening was a time of heightened religious activity in the colonial New England. Among those whom the English settlers tried to convert to Christianity were ...
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Native People of Southern New England, 1650-1775

Kathleen Joan Bragdon - History - 2009 - 293 pages
Despite the popular assumption that Native American cultures in New England declined after Europeans arrived, evidence suggests that Indian communities continued to thrive ...
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Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious ...

Joel W. Martin, Mark A. Nicholas - Social Science - 2010 - 325 pages
The essays here explore a variety of post-contact identities, including indigenous Christians, "mission friendly" non-Christians, and ex-Christians, thereby exploring the ...
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