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Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic

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Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic - Dennis, Matthew
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Seneca Possessed examines the ordeal of a Native people in the wake of the American Revolution. As part of the once-formidable Iroquois Six Nations in western New York, Senecas occupied a significant if ambivalent place within the newly established United States. They found themselves the object of missionaries' conversion efforts while also confronting land speculators, poachers, squatters, timber-cutters, and officials from state and federal governments. In response, Seneca communities sought to preserve their territories ...

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Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic 2011, University of Pennsylvania Press, Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780812221992

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Seneca Possessed: Indians, Witchcraft, and Power in the Early American Republic 2010, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812242263

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