Work, Poverty, & Economy

Exploring employment and finances--or lack thereof, and the developing systems of economic exchange between Native communities and the dominant society.

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Education, Religion, & Missionary Efforts, Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
A dialogue between an Englishman and Indian man on differences between Native American and English life
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Settlement, Migration, & Resettlement
Summary
A communication from English authorities limiting all trade, including Indian trade, outside of the New England coast
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty, Arts & Abstract Ideas
Summary
Information provided about a party of Indians from Canada who attacked numerous colonial settlements
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
Request by the widow for the support of her children after the financial loss of her family from Indian attacks
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
An answer, by the Guardians of the Mashpee Indians, to complaints regarding infringements on the Mashpee's lands
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request for direction in paying the expense associated with the care and supported
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request of Soheir, Williams, and others who own the saltworks at Mashpee for leave to bring five German prisoners of war into service there
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mashpee Wampanoag
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request that four pounds be granted the petitioner to defray the costs associated with attending Court to answer complaints brought by Rueben Cognehew
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for recovery of funds expended in the care of Sarah Wamsquam
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Natick
Category
Work, Poverty, & Economy, Geography, Land, & the Environment, Culture & Society, Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
Summary
A request to the Court for liberty to sell her share of a ten acre parcel of land so as to mitigate the cost of her support