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New London’s Indian Mariners

Here’s an article adapted for the Connecticut History website: http://connecticuthistory.org/new-londons-indian-mariners/

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Block Island and Indian Pirates

July 20 – I’m vacationing on Block Island, a charming little island 13 miles south of Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean. To the Narragansett Indians this place was known as Manisees, “Island of the Little God.”  I have been coming here … Continue reading

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The Roots of Collaboration with Mystic Seaport I have had an ongoing collaboration with Mystic Seaport since I became a Cuffe Fellow (Paul Cuffe Memorial Fellowship) in 2006.  My paper “Beyond Reservation: Indians, Maritime Labor, and Communities of Color from … Continue reading

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The Indian Mariners Project

Jason R. Mancini, Ph.D from the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center   A number of years ago I came across a footnote in a book that referenced two Indian men, Peter George and Benjamin George, in the Records of … Continue reading

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