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By Colin G. Calloway

The 1676 killing of Metacomet, the tribal chief dubbed "King Philip" through colonists, is often obvious as a watershed occasion, marking the tip of a bloody warfare, dissolution of Indian society in New England, or even the disappearance of local peoples from the zone. This assortment demanding situations that assumption, exhibiting that Indians tailored and survived, current quietly at the fringes of american society, much less obvious than earlier than yet still maintaining a unique id and background. whereas confinement on tiny reservations, subjection to expanding nation law, enforced abandonment of conventional costume and technique of help, and racist regulations did reason dramatic adjustments, Natives still controlled to keep up their Indianness via customs, kinship, and community.

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