By Robert A. Geake

ISBN-10: 1540205878

ISBN-13: 9781540205872

ISBN-10: 1609492587

ISBN-13: 9781609492588

prior to Roger Williams set foot within the New international, the Narragansett farmed corn and squash, hunted beaver and deer, and harvested clams and oysters all through what may turn into Rhode Island. in addition they acquired wealth within the kind of wampum, a carved shell that used to be used as foreign money alongside the jap coast. As tensions with the English rose, the Narragansett leaders fought to keep up autonomy. whereas the elder Sachem Canonicus lived lengthy adequate to welcome either Verrazzano and Williams, his nephew Miatonomo was once accomplished for his makes an attempt to maintain their lifestyle and avoid English keep an eye on. Historian Robert A. Geake explores the beautiful tale of those local Rhode Islanders as he chronicles a heritage of the Narragansett from their early eu encounters to the tribes go back to sovereignty within the twentieth Century.

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