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Indian names of places in Rhode-Island

Usher Parsons

Indian names of places in Rhode-Island

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Published by Knowles, Anthony & Co., printers in Providence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Indian -- North America,
  • Names, Geographical -- Rhode Island

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected by Usher Parsons for the R.I. Historical Society
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 58920
    ContributionsRhode Island Historical Society
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14639829M


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Providence, Knowles, Anthony & co., printers, Preface. American Indian Place Names in Rhode Island: Past and Present is a continuation of the Massachusett Language Revival Program, initiated under the aegis of the Aquidneck Indian Council in Newport, RI, and documented in the publications held by the U.S.

Library of Congress. The present volume details the Native American historical contributions to the landscape of the. INDIAN NAMES.

Aqilidy or AquidlliC. Newport, or rather Rhode Island, eometimes written Aquethnick, the. middle syllable guttural. The word means longest island. It was deeded to Coddington by Canonicus and Miantinomy. Appoiiaug', VILLAGE, named from a small river, so called, running into the head of Greenwich Bay, at Coweset.

REMARKS. The syllable et in Indian words seems equivalent to ptace or location. It is often found at the end of Indian names of places as hunting, planting, fishing, &c. Thus, Seconnet is a compound of Seki, black, and konk, goose. Rhode Island imprints; a list of books, pamphlets, newspapers and broadsides printed at Newport, Providence, Warren, Rhode Island between and by.

The region of New England in the United States has numerous place names derived from the indigenous peoples of the area. New England is in the Northeastern United States, and comprises six states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and are well-known names of towns, significant bodies of water, and mountains.

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Indian Tribes of Rhode Island ___Four tribes can be found here. Tribe names which are in color and underlined are links to further information. - Text __ "Information on the Native American tribes of Rhode Island, with reservation addresses and recommended history books.".

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