Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Who were Danbury's first peoples? The Pahquioque

Laurie Weinstein?
"For too long, the western Connecticut area has been seen as the backwater of scholarly studies. Indeed, this area was settled later than other areas in Connecticut, namely, in the late 17th and early 18th centuries...John DeForest who wrote the seminal (and ethnocentric) work on Connecticut's Indians in 1853 regarded the northwest lands as devoid of native inhabitants..."

Read more: http://www.newstimes.com/default/article/Who-were-Danbury-s-first-peoples-The-Pahquioque-1043928.php#ixzz1Gi03tCNr

Read more: http://www.newstimes.com/default/article/Who-were-Danbury-s-first-peoples-The-Pahquioque-1043928.php

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