Kate Mozier-Tichy, a Masters candidate in Information and Library Sciences at Southern CT State University, tells us about the Ramapo Village Indians and answers the questions: who were they, and what happened to them?
- Connecticut’s Indigenous Peoples: What Archaeology, History, and Oral Traditions Teach Us About Their Communities and Cultures, Lucianne Lavin (Yale University Press, 2013)
- Encyclopedia Brittanica, Wappinger
- “Chief Katonah’s Descendants Oppose Stewart“, The New York Times
- Native American Tribes, Nations, and Confederacies, Native Youth Magazine
- “In Their Footsteps“, The New York Times
- Wappinger Kinship Associations: Daniel Nimham’s Family Tree (p. 69-98)
- Mount Gulian Historic Site: The Wappinger Indians
- Episode 1: The Founding of Ridgefield
Learn about the original purchase of Ridgefield and the lasting influence of Native Americans in the area with Kate Mozier-Tichy, a Master’s candidate in Information and Library Sciences at Southern CT State University.
In future episodes, Kate will discuss:
- The Ramapough Tribe
- The Pequot War
- King Phillip’s War and later colonial warfare
- Native Americans and the Revolution
- Episode 2: The Ramapo Village Indians
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