A Journey Into Mohawk and Oneida Country

SKU: 9780815633228

Charles T. Gehring, William A. Starna
Grade Levels:
College, University
Iroquois, Mohawk, Oneida, Woodland
Book Type:
Syracuse University Press
Copyright Date:

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A Journey into Mohawk and Oneida Country, 1634-1635: The Journal of Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert translated from the Dutch and edited by Charles T. Gehring and William A. Starna, contains a wordlist and linguistic notes by Gunther Michelson. This volume in Syracuse University Press Series, The Iroquois and Their Neighbors, is one of the earliest European accounts of Oneida and Mohawk cultures and includes scholarly notes on the historical context of New Netherland. Meyndertsz Van Den Bogaert, an agent of the Dutch East Indian Company was 18 years old when he was posted to Fort Orange, which today is Albany. He had traveled to the Mohawk and Oneida villages (castles) from December 11, 1634 to January 21, 1635 and chronicles his journey. This brief diary records details of village, living quarters, the food, healing medicines and his relationships with Oneida and Mohawk people.
Previous ISBN was 0-8156-2546-4.

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