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By “theire free act & deed”: Connecticut’s Land Relationship with Indian Tribes, 1496-2003

By: James P. Lynch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2006)

Seller ID: L3845

ISBN: 0078843845X

Condition: 122 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2006), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 122 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Since the early 1970s, lands within the state of Connecticut have been the focus of land claims brought by state-recognized Indian groups. The compelling factor behind these claims has been the quest for Indian gaming. Land claims were being used as a political and economic tool. Are these land claims historically justified? To answer this question, the author looked back over 507 years of land relationships between Connecticut's Indian inhabitants and the colony/state of Connecticut, beginning with John Cabot's voyage to the New World. Were conveyances of Indian rights to colonists legitimate... View more info

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Gideon’s Calling: The Founding and Development of the Schaghticoke Indian Community at Kent, Connecticut, 1638-1854

By: James P. Lynch

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: L4248

ISBN: 0788442481

Condition: 194 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 194 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Who were the Schaghticoke Indians? Where did they come from? Were they native to the Kent, Connecticut area? Did they represent the amalgamation of many tribal remnants or were they the continuation of a single historical tribe? The Schaghticoke Indians appeared as a result of historical occurrences at work both far and near. Schaghticoke was the product of two cultures in collision and its consequences. Schaghticoke as a community did not pre-exist the advent of continuous historical contact with Europeans but was created by it. This community had no one single source, it did not emerge from ... View more info

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“our ancient & Loving ffriends”: The Town of Southampton, New York’s Relationship with the Shinnecock Indians, 1628-1920

By: James P. Lynch

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2009

Seller ID: L5024

ISBN: 0788450247

Condition: 178 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 178 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


178 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 178 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info