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  • Susan Beavis

    Fort Shantok From 1636 to 1682, this was the site of the main Mohegan town and the home of Uncas, the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era. Uncas was first noted in European records as the leader of a small Indian community at "Munhicke" in 1636; within a few years of this, Uncas had emerged as the most prominent Indian client of the Connecticut authorities at New Haven and Hartford. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1958&ResourceType=Site

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Fort Shantok, in Montville, Connecticut, was the site of the principal Mohegan settlement between 1636 to 1682 and the sacred ground of Uncas, one the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era.[2] Originally part of Mohegan reservation lands, the property was taken by the state of Connecticut in the 20th century and Fort Shantok State Park was established. In 1995, following legal action by the tribe to recover its lands, the state returned the park to Mohegan contro

Native American. Mohegan/Pequot. This is my great grandfather Uncas from many generations back. (not my painting)

State of the Mohegan fields, lying between the land granted to New-London on the south, and Norwich on the north, in her majesties colony Connecticut - State of the Mohegan fields, lying between the land granted to New-London on the south, and Norwich on the north, in her majesties colony Connecticut. Saltonstall, Gurdon, 1666-1724. Connecticut. Governor (1708-1724 : Saltonstall). Uncas, Chief of the Mohegans, -1684 www.cthistoryonli...

A plan of the lands in New London sequestred for the sole use and improvement of the Mohegan Indian tribe / survey'd and measured the 7th, 8th & 9th of Sept. 1736

* Medicine Crow: As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief noted for his agility in hand-to-hand combat, courage, and dependability in bringing his men back home not only safely but victorious ~ Artist by: steeelll *

All night I could not sleep because of the moonlight on my bed. I kept on hearing a voice calling. Out of nowhere, Nothing answered "yes". -Zi Ye Fannie Lucero in She Sings to the Stars Trailer: vimeo.com/70370134

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Sitting Bull (Tatanka-Iyotanka) by steeelll (I'm thankful for leaders like him, without Sitting Bull and the Grace of God we would still be envelope in exile.)

Feathers mean a lot to Native American Tribes. A feather isn’t just something that falls out of a bird, it means much more. The feather symbolizes trust, honor, strength, wisdom, power, freedom and many more things.

  • Nik Nekeare

    Wisdom, Honor, Trust, Strength, Power....is the Native bling in a feather. Thankyou Ruth Enid Gonzalez

  • Ruth Enid Gonzalez

    You're so very welcome Nik Nekeare!

  • Nik Nekeare

    you've enlightened me being a native polynesian maori of the Pacific. These tribal symbols mean equally the same to us in upholding similar values. Worlds apart with great warrior values

  • Jean Morey

    I write historical fiction mid-reader books for children that include Native American lead characters. I have Mohawk blood myself.

  • Ruth Enid Gonzalez

    And Jean, mine's Taino!

Maria Crossland is your Territory Manager for Connecticut where we also have a Showroom. (Five Point Light, New Haven, Connecticut.)

See's Forever. Names given at maturity were earned or fallen into. They were descriptive and often had to be lived up to. How I wish we still did that.