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Native American Place Names of Massachusetts

by R. A. Douglas-Lithgow

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Published by Applewood Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Reference - General,
  • Social Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Sociology,
  • Native American,
  • Cultural Region/New England,
  • Cultural Region/Northeast U.S.,
  • Ethnic Orientation/Native American,
  • Geographic Orientation/Massachusetts,
  • History / General History,
  • History / Native American,
  • History/United States - State & Local - General,
  • Travel/Reference - General,
  • Native American Studies,
  • Names, Geographical,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Massachusetts - Local History,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8597912M
    ISBN 101557095426
    ISBN 109781557095428
    OCLC/WorldCa48261159

    Jan 01,  · Centuries later, Native American to be buried with tribe. sports team names, and other landmarks also bear Native American names such as sagamore or sachem, which are synonymous with chief. What makes Sagamore Hill unusual is that it's the only known burial place in Massachusetts for a 17th-century sagamore. Native American Names Home» Names. These names are or were used by the various indigenous peoples who inhabited North and South America. Means "she who bumps into things" or "she who puts things in place" in Mohawk. Tekakwitha, also named Kateri, was the first Native American Catholic saint. TENSKWATAWA m Native American, Shawnee.

    The term “Native American” does not usually refer to Native Hawaiians or Alaskan Natives, such as Aleut, Yup’ik, or Inuit peoples. [1] Most indigenous people in the U.S. use “American Indian,” while most indigenous people in Canada use “First Nations.” “Native Americans” or “indigenous Americans” are often used for people in both countries. Beyond Denali: Restoring Native American names. The names of Massachusetts and Minnesota come from the language of the Massachusetts-area Algonquian Indians and the Dakota Sioux name for sky.

    Sep 13,  · The most comprehensive authority on placenames of American Indian origin American Indian words define the North American landscape. This volume combines historical research and linguistic fieldwork with Native speakers from across the United States to present the first comprehensive, up-to-date scholarly dictionary of American placenames derived from Native languages.3/5(1). This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in Arranged alphabetically by Native American name, this refernce work gives insight into the name origins of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes and other locales. pages, softcover. Native American Place Names of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont () by R.A. Douglas Pages:


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The region of New England in the United States has numerous place names derived from the indigenous peoples of the area. New England is in the Northeastern United States, and comprises six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and thehit45sradiogroup.com are well-known names of towns, significant bodies of water, and mountains.

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Native American Placenames of the United States [Bright] on thehit45sradiogroup.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most comprehensive authority on placenames of American Indian origin American Indian words define the North American landscape. This volume combines historical research and linguistic fieldwork with Native speakers from across the United States to present the first comprehensiveCited by: The name is an anglicization of the native name assigned to the territory of a sovereign state consisting of the tribe.

The English named the tribes after their native place names; therefore it is likely that the natives did also; i.e., Agawam is an English exonym based on a native endonym. This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in Alphabetically arranged by Native American name, this reference work gives insight into the Native origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes, and other locales.

The current state of Massachusetts retains the name of the once inhabiting tribe, although its people were decimated by illness and. This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in Arranged alphabetically by Native American name, this refernce work gives insight into the name origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes and other locales.

pages,softcover. Native American Place Names of Massachusetts () by R.A. Douglas-LithgowPages: "Dictionary of American-Indian Place and Proper Names in New England", written by R. Douglas-Lithgow, inwith an added foreword by David Allen Lambert, For those who reside or come from New England, Native American names for towns, streets, rivers, parks, and other locations are a.

This dictionary of Native American places was originally published in Alphabetically arranged by Native American name, this reference work gives insight into the Native origins of Massachusetts cities, towns, rivers, streams, lakes, and other locales.

The current state of Massachusetts Brand: Applewood Books. Native American Place Names Chapanoke: a community in Perquimans County; named for an Indian village Chepanoc, whose name meant "Land of the Dead." Chinquapin: a community in Duplin County; named after an Algonquian word for a type of chestnut.

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InIndians were reported from Mashpee, mainly Nauset and Wampanoag. Inwere reported at the same place and the number has varied between and down to The United States Census of reported Indians of this band, all but 5 in Massachusetts.

Aug 15,  · Native Americans, also known as American Indians and Indigenous Americans, are the indigenous peoples of the United States. By the time European adventurers arrived in.

"The original names of most places in Massachusetts were those given by Native Americans. Over the years the meanings of many of them have been distorted or lost, but the place names themselves, with their distinctive sound and rhythm, remain: Nantucket. Native American name generator.

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There are many different Native American tribes. Some more well known than others. Click to read more about Native American Place Names of Massachusetts by R A Douglas-Lithgow. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5. The most comprehensive authority on placenames of American Indian origin American Indian words define the North American landscape.

This volume combines historical research and linguistic fieldwork with Native speakers from across the United States to present the first comprehensive, up-to-date scholarly dictionary of American placenames derived from Native languages.5/5(2).

American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Full text of "Native American Place Names of Maine, New Hampshire, & Vermont" See other formats. Mar 15,  · Another translation of the phrase is “place near great cove.” Home of the Wampanoags, many natural features like Santuit Pond (“cool water place” in Wôpanâak) retain their original names.

Sagamore A sagamore in Native American terms was secondary to a sachem, or high leader. Identifying Indian tools made from rock is moderately easy if you know what you're looking for. Indian artifacts may be strewn where there was once a settlement.

Arrowheads and bird points may be found at vantage points, such as cliff tops and bluffs, although only. Founded inthe Massachusetts Historical Society has a rich collection of Native American photography and also possesses a copy of John Eliot’s Bible translated Bible.

Its independent research library is an invaluable resource for Native American history, life, and culture.Our Tribe, and Tribal Council welcomes you.

We are Native American decendants of the First People to inhabit the area of Chappiquiddic(Chippi-ahquedne) on the island Noepe (also spelled Nope) or known today as Martha's Vineyard, an island off the coast of Cape Cod in Massachusetts.Native American Life in Massachusetts After European Contact.

Native American Population. Before European settlement, the native population between the Appalachians and the Atlantic was estimated at over 1 million*. By the time the Mahicans settled in Stockbridge inthe Native American population in Massachusetts was all but gone.