Author Archive for Tobias Glaza

The Eastern Pequot Journals of the Reverend Joseph Fish

Yale Indian Papers Project editors, in collaboration with the Connecticut Historical Society and with the assistance of the University of Massachusetts Boston, Archives Track Program, have completed the imaging and transcription of the Eastern Pequot Journals of Congregationalist minister Joseph…

“My mother’s name was Dimiss Occuish…”

In the summer of 1844, Lurea Dick, a Brothertown Indian from what was then Wisconsin Territory, corresponded with the overseer of the Niantic Tribe in East Lyme, Connecticut, seeking a distribution from the Niantic tribal funds.  This request was not…

A House in Dispute

War, employment at sea, and westward emigration had a significant impact on the demographics of many late eighteenth to early nineteenth century reservation communities in New England.  With the population of adult males much reduced, Indian women were often left…

Yale Indian Papers Project Awarded Second NEH Grant

The Yale Indian Papers Project has received a Scholarly Editions grant of $225,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support “The New England Indian Papers Series: The State of Connecticut Collection, 1783-1869.”  Slated to begin in the…