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Our Beloved KinA New History of King Philip's War$
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Lisa Brooks

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780300196733

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300196733.001.0001

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Prologue: Caskoak, the Place of Peace

Prologue: Caskoak, the Place of Peace

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(p.17) Prologue: Caskoak, the Place of Peace
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Our Beloved Kin
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Lisa Brooks

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300196733.003.0002

This Prologue opens at Caskoak, or Casco Bay, in Wabanaki territory, as English and French explorers, merchants, and settlers are entering Native space. This brief opening offers a unique view of a seemingly familiar scene, by showing a snapshot of the encounter between the English explorer Christopher Levett and the Wabanaki “Queen” of Casco Bay. This brief chapter introduces Native American women leaders and their relationships to diplomacy, agriculture, and early deeds.

Keywords:   Queen of Caskoak, Christopher Levett, Casco Bay, Wabanaki, Deeds, Diplomacy, Agriculture, Native American women

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