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Archive for January, 2015

January 29th, 2015 by Donald Warren

Waging War on Education: American Indian Versions

Sometime between 1703 and 1712, four Mohawk chiefs came to London under the aegis of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. Lawrence Cremin mentioned this astonishing cultural encounter as an aside in a dismal assessment of the Society’s missionary ventures among the colonies’ Native peoples. The Mohawk leaders were not […]