Our Beloved Kin: Remapping A New History of King Philip's War

Chapter One

Namumpum, “Our Beloved Kinswoman,” Saunkskwa of Pocasset: Bonds, Acts, Deeds

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Pocasset and Pokanoket, highlighting places in chapter 1 (Map 3)
Pocasset to Patuxet (Map 4) 
Pocasset, Pokanoket, and Nemasket Territories
Place Names of Rhode Island
A Close View of Assonet


Nonaquaket deed, 1651
Wamsutta deed of 1657
Weetamoo deed of 1659
Assonet Neck historical map
Piowant deed of 1673

Connections (Media in Context)

“Our Beloved Kinswoman”: the “Indian Deed” at Nonaquaket, 1651
Pocasset and Pokanoket Placenames, Wampanoag Country
“I, Namumpum”: The “Freemen’s Deed” at Assonet/Pocasset, 1659
The Road to Plymouth/Patuxet
Another Queen’s Right: Quaiapin and the Atherton Deeds​
Assonet: “One of ye most considerable Seats of the Indians in this Part of ye World”
Coercion and Consent in the Dartmouth Deeds

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