Western Niantic

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Block Island - Native History
... The Niantic, whose tribe eventually merged with the Narragansett people, called the island "Manisses" which means "little island of Manitou" ... Due to intrusions by the Pequot and Mohegan in the early 17th century, the Niantic were split into two divisions the Western Niantic, who allied with the Pequot and Mohegan, and ... In 1634, Western Niantic defended their tribe by killing John Stone, a renegade Boston man, who was known for stealing Pilgrim vessels, near the mouth of the Connecticut River ...

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