ISBN-10:
0816647836
ISBN-13:
9780816647835
Pub. Date:
10/02/2008
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast

The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast

by Lisa Brooks

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ISBN-13: 9780816647835
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 10/02/2008
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

A Note on the Maps xvi

Introduction: A Map to the Common Pot xix

1 Alnobawogan, Wlogan, Awikhigan: Entering Native Space 1

2 Restoring a Dish Turned Upside Down: Samson Occom, the Mohegan Land Case, and the Writing of Communal Remembrance 51

3 Two Paths to Peace: Competing Visions of the Common Pot 106

4 Regenerating the Village Dish: William Apess and the Mashpee Woodland Revolt 163

5 Envisioning New England as Native Space: William Apess's Eulogy on King Philip 198

6 Awikhigawogan: Mapping the Genres of Indigenous Writing in the Network of Relations 219

7 Concluding Thoughts from Wabanaki Space: Literacy and the Oral Tradition 246

Notes 255

Index 321

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