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Title The world turned upside down : Indian voices from early America / edited with an introduction by Colin G. Calloway.
Imprint Boston : St. Martin's Press, [1994]

Series The Bedford series in history and culture.
Subject Indians of North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.
Alt Name Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953-
Description xv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Note Bedford book.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 031210281X (hbk)
0312083505 (pbk)
OCLC # 30146263
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Introduction: "Times Are Altered with Us Indians"1
  A World of Changes1
  Indians in Colonial America8
  Sources of Indian History: Weighing the Evidence11
1Voices from the Shore20
  The Creation of the World: Iroquois Creation Story, ca. 1816 / John Norton22
  The Creeks Come to Their Homeland: Origin of the Creek Confederacy, 1735 Chekilli27
  A Dream of Strangers: The Floating Island, 1869 / Josiah Jeremy32
  Meeting the Dutch at Manhattan: The Arrival of the Dutch, ca. 1765 / John Heckewelder34
  "What Can You Get by Warre . . .?": Speech to Captain John Smith, 1609 Powhatan38
  "The Coming of a Strange Race": July 4 Speech, 1854 / Josiah Quinney40
2Cultural Conflicts, Contests, and Confluences43
  A Native American Theological Debate: A Dialogue between Piumbukhou and His Unconverted Relatives, ca. 1671 / John Eliot45
  A Micmac Questions French "Civilization": A Micmac Responds to the French, ca. 1677 / Chrestien LeClerq49
  An Indian Woman Bequeaths Her Property: Will, 1749 / Naomai Omaush52
  Autobiography of an Indian Minister: A Short Narrative of My Life, 1768 / Samson Occom54
  Letters of a Narragansett Family: Letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1767 / Sarah Simon62
  Letters of a Narragansett Family: Letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1769 / Sarah Simon64
  Letters of a Narragansett Family: Letter to Eleazar Wheelock, 1771 / Daniel Simon65
  The Iroquois Reject Wheelock's "Benevolence": Speech of the Oneida Headmen, 177266
  The Iroquois Reject Wheelock's "Benevolence": Speech of the Onondaga Council, 177269
  A Delaware "Mouthpiece": Response to the Unconverted Delawares, 1772 / Joseph Pepee70
  "The White Woman of the Genesse": A Narrative of Her Life, 1824 / Mary Jemison71
3Land, Trade, and Treaties78
  Submission to "Old England": Act of Submission, 1644 Narragansett Indians79
  Two Land Deeds from Maine: Deed to John Parker, June 14, 1659 Nanuddemance83
  Two Land Deeds from Maine: Deed to Andrew and Arthur Alger, September 19, 1659 / Jane of Scarborough85
  Indian Land Claims Disputed: Agreement of Gay Head Indians Not to Sell Land to the English, 1681 Mittark86
  The "River Indians" Answer Governor Burnet: Reply to William Burnet, Governor of New York, 1722 Mahican Indians88
  The Alienation of the Natchez: Reply of the Stung Serpent, 1723 / Antoine Le Page du Pratz90
  The Casco Bay Treaty: An Account of Negotiations Leading to the Casco Bay Treaty, 1727 / Loron Sauguaarum91
  The "Walking Purchase": A Delaware Complaint and an Iroquois Response: Complaint against the "Walking Purchase," November 21, 1740 Delaware Indians95
  The "Walking Purchase": A Delaware Complaint and an Iroquois Response: Response to the Delawares' Complaint, July 12, 1742 Canasatego98
  The Treaty of Lancaster: Speech at the Treaty of Lancaster, July 4, 1744 Canasatego99
  A Guardian System for Indian Lands: Petition to the Massachusetts General Court, June 11, 1752 Indians at Mashpee104
  Resolving Conflicts with Colonial Neighbors: Reply to Colonists' Complaints, 1754 / King Hagler106
  Colonists Encroach on the Stanwix Line: Speech to the Governors of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia, December 4, 1771 / John Killbuck110
4In a World of Warfare: Indians and the Wars for Empire115
  La Barre's Failed Bluff: Speech to New France Governor La Barre, 1684 Garangula117
  Iroquois Loyalty Turns to Disenchantment: Promise to Uphold the Covenant Chain, 1692 Cheda120
  Intertribal Conflict Fostered by Colonists: Speech to the Virginia Commissioners at the Treaty of Lancaster, 1744 Gachadow124
  The Abenakis Defy the English: Speech Resisting Colonial Expansion, 1752 Atiwaneto126
  The Chickasaws Appeal for Help: Speech to the Governor of South Carolina, April 5, 1756 Chickasaw Headmen128
  French and Indian Wars, or French and English Wars?: Response to the Moravian Ambassador, 1758 Delaware Indians132
  A New Era for Algonkians and Englishmen: Speech to Alexander Henry, 1761 Minavavana134
  Pontiac's War: The Master of Life Speaks to the Wolf, 1763 Pontiac137
  The Pleas and Plight of the Choctaw Chiefs: Speeches to John Stuart, Mobile, Alabama, 1772 Choctaw Chiefs139
5American Indians and the American Revolution, 1775-1783146
  The Oneidas Declare Neutrality: Speech to Governor Trumbull, 1775 Oneida Indians148
  Joseph Brant Addresses His Majesty's Secretary of State: Address to Lord Germain, 1776 / Joseph Brant150
  Cherokees Fight for Their Survival: Speech at Treaty Talks with Virginia and North Carolina, 1777 / Corn Tassel153
  The Delawares and the Treaty of Fort Pitt: Letter to George Morgan, 1779 Delaware Indians155
  The Revolution through the Eyes of a Seneca Woman: A View of the Revolution, 1775-1779 / Mary Jemison157
  The Revolution through Captain Pipe's Eyes: Speech to British Colonel DePeyster, November 1781 Captain Pipe160
  Adjusting to New Realities: The Chickasaws' Revolution: Message to Congress, July 1783 Chickasaw Chiefs162
  Brant Demands the Truth: Message to Governor Frederick Haldimand, 1783 / Joseph Brant166
6Indian Voices from the New Nation170
  Alexander McGillivray Rejects American Pretensions: Letter to Governor Arturo O'Neill, July 10, 1785 / Alexander McGillivray171
  The United Indian Nations Announce a New Policy: Speech at the Confederate Council, November 28 and December 18, 1786 United Indian Nations174
  The World Turned Upside Down: Petition to the Connecticut State Assembly, May 1789 / Henry Quaquaquid, Robert Ashpo177
  Joseph Brant Weighs Indian and White Civilizations: Indian vs. White Civilization, 1789 / Joseph Brant179
  The Continuing Conflict over Land: Proposal to Maintain Indian Lands, 1793 Indian Representatives181
 Epilogue: Surviving as Vanishing Americans184
 Appendix I. Treaty between the Abenaki Indians and the English at Casco Bay, 1727186
 Appendix II. Treaty with the Delawares, 1778190
 Questions for Consideration194
 Selected Bibliography196