Category Archives: Native Peoples

Franconia New Hampshire’s Indian Head Profile

An enormous stone face peers from a cliff on Mount Pemigewasset, in Franconia, New Hampshire. It sits not far from where its  brother rock, The Old Man of the Mountains, once ruled the valley from his own prominence. The website, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Cranberry Bogs and Meadows

When I hear the word cranberry, I most often things of masses of bobbing, minute fruit in Massachusetts or New Jersey bogs, although I know it grows in other states too. It was not until recently that I discovered that … Continue reading

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Giving Back History Through Genealogy: Sitting Bull

Up and through the 20th century, it had been common practice to collect and “museumize” remains and artifacts of America's … Continue reading

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Metallak: "The Lone Indian of the Magalloway"

Reputedly the “son of a chief,” Metallak [sometimes spelled Mettalak] was one of the Native Peoples. He lived  in the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s First Leader, Sagamore of the Penacook, Diplomat and Peacemaker: Passaconaway (c1580-c1673)

Passaconaway was an amazing man. He was Sagamo of the Native People called Penacook.

The Penacook were a confederation of … Continue reading

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