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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 Indian Community, Forts Shantok, Indian Client, Connecticut Author, Mohegan Leader, American History, European Records, American Ancestors, Influential Mohegan
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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. 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
A large boulder called Cochegan Rock is important to the Mohegan people. It is thought to be where the leader Uncas held tribal councils, or meetings. It is located in the eastern part of the state of Connecticut. Also known as Sheegan Rock. Thames River Connecticut | ... :PSM V37 D210 Sheegan rock close to the thames river connecticut.jpg
* 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 *
Yale University.....When I lived in New Haven, I would wander around by myself for hours. It never ceased to amaze me.
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.