Narragansetts

Some articles on narragansetts, narragansett:

Fort Shantok Archeological District - Description
... Uncas when fending off an attack from the Narragansetts during 1645 ... At this point, the Narragansetts abandoned the siege and returned home ... and friend of the English here in 1645 when beseiged by the Narragansetts he was relieved by the bravery of Lt ...
Fort Ninigret - History
... But around 1620, many Niantic people (cousins and allies of the larger Narragansett Tribe) settled at this place—growing corn, making wampum (shell beads used as money by the Europeans), and trading with the Dutch ... Many Narragansetts had joined Ninigret’s people for safety, and soon the name Niantic fell out of use ... By the 19th century Fort Neck was the last piece of land held in common by the Narragansett Tribe that had access to salt water ...
Montauk, New York - History - 17th Century
... In 1653 Narragansetts under Ninigret attacked and burned the Montaukett village, killing 30 and capturing one of Chief Wyandanch's daughters ... The Montauketts, ravaged by smallpox and threatened by the Narragansetts, and were provided temporary refuge in East Hampton ... The Narragansetts declared a war of genocide against the white settlers and many short but famous battles ensued ...
Nine Men's Misery - History
... and twenty Wampanoag Christian Indians in pursuit of Narragansett Indians who had burned several Rhode Island towns and attacked Plymouth, Mass ... Pierce's troops caught up with the Narragansett Indians, Wampanoag, Nashaway, Nipmuck, Podunk but were ambushed in what is now Central Falls, Rhode Island ... Pierce's troops fought the Narragansetts for several hours, but were surrounded by a larger force of Narragansetts ...
Wyandanch (sachem) - Miantonomoh's Plan and War
... (sometimes spelled as Miantonomi) of the Narragansetts ... was signed between the English, the Narragansetts and the Mohegans ... In 1643 the Narragansetts went to war against the Mohegans, were defeated, and Miantomoh was captured by Uncas and executed with the approval of the British ...