Events

Thomas Commuck’s Indian Melodies Initiative

One of the items that will be appearing in the Indian Papers Collection is a copy of Thomas Commuck’s Indian Melodies that Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library owns.  Published in 1845, the work is possibly the earliest musical publication by a…

Thanksgiving 2017

For most of us, Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow.  A time when we remember family, friends, and the good things that have happened throughout the year. But for our friends and colleagues in the Mohegan Tribe, you could say that a…

Captured Stories

1614 was a critical year for the Wampanoag.  This was when Captain Thomas Hunt, an English explorer and trader, seized at least twenty of their countrymen from Patuxet to sell into Spanish slavery.  One of those taken was Tisquantum or…

Benedict Arnold’s Heroic Leg

Here’s an odd ritual that you might like to attend, or at least know about.  This Saturday, September 20, 2014 at  1:00 pm, the “coffined heroic leg of Benedict Arnold” will be presented to Norwich officials for internment at the…