Native New Yorkers by Evan T. Pritchard
The Legacy of the Algonquin People of New York

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A comprehensive and fascinating account of the graceful Algonquin civilization that once flourished in the area that is now New York.

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Evan T. Pritchard, a descendant of the Mi'kmaq people, is an adjunct professor of Native American studies at Pace University and the director of the Center for Algonquin Culture. Steeped in bird lore by his Mi'kmaq great aunt Helen Perley, he is the author of several books, including Native New Yorkers and No Word for Time. A regular on radio shows such as NPR's Fresh Air and on the History Channel, he lives in the Hudson Valley of New York.
Published March 1, 2007 by Council Oak Books. 496 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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Algonquin "canoe commuters" used to dock in the same place where a local railway station now links New York City and Hoboken, N.J.

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Stories • The Sacred Hero • The Return of the Sun • Coyotes and Other Tricksters • Nature Spirits, Landkeepers, and Tribal Gardeners • The Spiritual Journey The author explains that Native Americans have no unifying creed or dogma other than "take care of Mother Earth and Father Sky...

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After reading Native New Yorkers, we felt closer than ever to the heartbeat of our city, its rich multicultural heritage, and the special piece of Earth on which we live.

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