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February 19, 2016
There were ancestral lands to defend, and government treaty payments that never arrived. There were local churches that needed ministers, communities that wanted blacksmiths...
January 30, 2016
With the assistance of Associate editor, Tobias Glaza, Wesleyan students use YIPP Wangunk materials with oral histories and their own research to recover an Indian presence...
Digitizing Native American Petitions, Harvard, Yale
January 8, 2016
The Council on Library and Information Resources, through its Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program, has awarded a grant of $275,795 to the...
November 1, 2015
A great acknowledgement for YIPP from Hilary Wyss:  ”These digital archives are extraordinary. Even for those with only the most fragmentary knowledge of the history and...
August 28, 2015
University of Nebraska-Lincoln assistant professor of anthropology Dr. Carrie Heitman and her colleagues have just been awarded a grant for their Digital Native American and...
December 24, 2014
As editors of the Yale Indian Papers Project (YIPP), Paul Grant-Costa and Tobias Glaza explore collections at museums, archives, libraries, and historical societies across...
An excerpt from the deathbed narrative of a Mohegan Indian woman, as written down by Samson Occom. Collection: Thomas Leffingwell House & Museum, Norwich, CT
December 24, 2014
The Yale Indian Papers Project(YIPP) and the Mohegan Council of Elders are reacting with excitement to the discovery of historically significant writings by two noted tribal...

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