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American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island, Page 3

A confederacy of American Indian peoples formerly occupying the country between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario. A corruption of name from W.W. Longfellow’s poem, Song of American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island Database Page Four. Return to the RIGenWeb Articles Index

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American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island, Page 1

ISLAND, now Small or Dutch Island [in Narragansett Bay], near Potter's factory, at S. Kingstown ferry. It was occupied by the Dutch sent from N. Y. as a fur trading place, before the

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American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island, Page 9

It lies chiefly in Massachusetts, the south part being in Rhode Island. Roots for sewing: Watuppa: SOUTH, POND, in the northeast corner of Tiverton, near North Watuppa. The road from Fall River to New Bedford crosses between the two Watuppas. American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island References & Bibliography. Return to the RIGenWeb

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American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island, Page 4

Place of split rock island: Manisses: Block Island, or Monasses, It means Island of little God. Little island; little god place: Manquock: See Misquamacut : Manshuck: near the "Olney's Land". [See page 29, Vol. 1. Registry of Deeds of Providence.] It is near Olney's lane, N. E. of Constitution hill, Providence. Place of split rock island

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American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island, Page 6

The line described in Potter, [page 65] began at the east end of Long pond, and ran N. W. crossing the shore road to a small pond and swamp, thence north to Borden's or Chapman's pond, and through this to an island called Minnacommuck, and through Aguntaug brook, and thence by said brook to the south bend of Pawcatuck.

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11 Native American Names for Modern U.S. Cities

2020-12-18 · 3. PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND. an excellent database of Rhode Island's historical Native American place names has been compiled by the Aquidneck Indian Council. 4. CHICAGO

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Roger Williams Founder of Rhode Island & Salem

Roger Williams (1603-1683) was a political and religious leader who settled the state of Rhode Island in 1636 and advocated for the separation of church and state in Colonial America.

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Thousands of NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN NAMES for

2020-10-26 · INDIAN NAMES & WORDS Super list, complete with meanings INDIAN TRIBE LANGUAGE INDEX Huge database of Indian tribes and languages INDIAN CHIEFS / LEADERS DATABASE This is an invaluable list of names AMERICAN INDIAN PLACE NAMES In Rhode Island, past and present NATIVE AMERICAN NAMES Some very pretty names here GODDESSES OF

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RI.gov: Rhode Island Government

Official web site of the State of Rhode Island. Includes information about history, government, business and employment, education, health, and recreation.

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The Most Common Last Names in Your State

2019-4-25 · Alabama. This southeastern state’s top three most common last names are also the top three in the entire country. Johnson is the third most common, Williams

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Indigenous Peoples of Rhode Island FamilySearch Wiki

American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island: Past and Present by Frank Waabu O'Brien, Ph. D. Reservation [edit edit source] From the mid-1800s, the official policy of the United States government toward the American Indian was to confine each tribe to a specific parcel of land called a reservation.

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Rhode Island Counties and Towns, USGenWeb

Also see: American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island: Past & Present. Below is a list of major Rhode Island towns. If the town you are seeking isn't shown, use your browser to search, or: Go to the list of all other populated places in Rhode Island. Still can't find the town? Try the larger lists. A

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Browse subject: Names, Geographical -- Rhode Island

Names, Geographical -- Rhode Island. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Names, Geographical; Names, Geographical -- United States; Rhode Island; Filed under: Names, Geographical -- Rhode Island American Indian Place Names in Rhode Island, Past and Present, by Francis Joseph O'Brien (HTML at rootsweb); Items below (if any) are from related and broader

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Bibliography for Studies of American Indians in and

Bibliography for Studies of American Indians in and Around Rhode Island Page Six. Return to the Bibliography for Studies of American Indians Preface. To American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island. Return to the RIGenWeb Articles Index. Return to the RIGenWeb Home Page

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Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

2020-12-17 · The Rhode Island Indian Council and Connecticut Indian Council was established in 1975 in Providence, R.I. and expanded to Connecticut, opening the Connecticut Indian Council (CIC) in 1992 to provide unemployed Native Americans with services, including employment and training, post-secondary tuition assistance and work experience.

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really weird place names: Rhode Island

2020-11-15 · The town of The Hummocks is on a little spit of land on Rhode Island itself, the island the state was named after. A topographic map I could find shows the actual hummocks the town was named after to top out at under 20 ft. Rhode Island the island is typically called Aquidneck the Indian name

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Posts Page The Rhode Island Historical Society

R.I. Historical Society Names Becca Bender as Film Archivist. After an extensive national search, the Rhode Island Historical Society has announced the appointment of Becca Bender as Film Archivist & Curator of Recorded Media, a new position that will advance the RIHS’s mission to promote and preserve its collection of more than 9 million feet of moving image film and well over 2,000 sound

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List of place names of Native American origin in the

2020-12-12 · Many places throughout the United States of America take their names from the languages of the indigenous Native American/American Indian tribes. The following list includes settlements, geographic features, and political subdivisions whose names are derived from these languages.

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My Two Lives Newsweek

I have lived in the United States for almost 37 years and anticipate growing old in this country. Therefore, with the exception of my first two years in London, "Indian-American" has been a constant

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