Objects & Places from The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America

Colin G. Calloway
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Epidemics - Most Indian tribes were decimated by this factor, with some tribes wiped out completely and others sustaining 50% population losses or more.

Great Turtle - In many Indian creation myths, the Earth is imagined to be created from the slime on the back of this being.

Manhattan Island - A missionary named John Heckewelder provides an account of the Dutch meeting Native Americans in this location and then plying them with alcohol.

Alcoholism - This factor dealt a terrible blow to many Indian tribes, leading to further dependence on European goods and foolish land deals on the part of the Indians.

Wigwam - Many Indian peoples lived in these shelters and often considered them to be superior housing structures to the European brick houses.

Dartmouth College - Reverend Eleazar Wheelock founded the Moor's Indian Charity School in 1754, which in 1769 moved to Hanover, New Hampshire, to become...

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