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Seeman, Erik R
The Huron-Wendat feast of the dead : Indian-European encounters in early North America / Erik R. Seeman
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E99.H9 S44 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Wyandot Indians -- Funeral customs and rites -- Ontario -- History -- 17th century
Wyandot Indians -- Ontario -- Social life and customs -- 17th century
Indians of North America -- First contact with Europeans -- Ontario
Subject Jesuits -- Ontario -- History -- 17th century
Physical Description 163 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-157) and index
Contents Prologue : encounters with bones and death -- The origins of Wendake -- Catholicism and colonization -- First encounters -- The feast of the dead -- Epidemic tensions -- Conversion and conflict -- Destruction -- Epilogue : bones of contention, bones of consolation
Series Witness to history (Baltimore, Md.)

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