The Munsee Indians
Robert S. Grumet
book reviews:
· general fiction
· chick lit/romance
· sci-fi/fantasy
· graphic novels
· nonfiction
· audio books

Click here for the curledup.com RSS Feed

· author interviews
· children's books @
   curledupkids.com
· DVD reviews @
   curledupdvd.com

newsletter
win books
buy online
links

home

for authors
& publishers


for reviewers

click here to learn more




Buy *The Munsee Indians: A History (Civilization of the American Indian Series)* by Robert S. Grumet online

The Munsee Indians: A History (Civilization of the American Indian Series)
Robert S. Grumet
University of Oklahoma Press
Hardcover
446 pages
November 2009
rated 4 of 5 possible stars

buy this book now or browse millions of other great products at amazon.com
previous reviewnext review

The Munsee Indians were Native Americans who lived in present-day New York City, Long Island, New Jersey, southern portions of New York, and parts of eastern Pennsylvania.

The Iroquois, or the Six Nations Confederation, lived north of them. When the Dutch came to the New World, they landed in the area of Long Island and New York City and negotiated with the Munsee to purchase land, creating documents which the Munsee marked in some way. Later, when the British took over the same area, they also documented their purchase of land from the Munsee. These documents serve as the major primary sources about the Munsee, who eventually sold or were tricked out of all of their lands or forced to move and joined up with other tribes such as the Delaware and Shawnee and moved west.

Robert S. Grumet looks into the early history of this unassuming nation, some of whom are with the Stockbridge in Wisconsin. Recommended to those interested in Native American studies.



Originally published on Curled Up With A Good Book at www.curledup.com. Br. Benet Exton, O.S.B., 2010

buy *The Munsee Indians: A History (Civilization of the American Indian Series)* online
click here for more info
Click here to learn more about this month's sponsor!


fiction · sf/f · comic books · nonfiction · audio
newsletter · free book contest · buy books online
review index · links · · authors & publishers
reviewers

site by ELBO Computing Resources, Inc.