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1. America America Social Hierarchies; gift exchange; Animals; Hunting; Clothing; Dress; Female Body; Fertility; Abundance; Fornication; Hospitality; Hunting; Imaging Native American Women; Miscegenation; Racial Assignment; Sex; Women; America was often depicted as an Native American maiden who was sexually available to European conquerors. This equation of colonization and romance was one way that Renaissance explorers and artists naturalized...

2. Captain Smith Rescued by Pocahontas Captain Smith Rescued by Pocahontas Female Authority; History; Imaging Native American Women; Royal Families; Women Caption: Captain Smith Rescued by Pocahontas (Indian Events, 35).

3. Cheepy's Cornfield Cheepy's Cornfield Agriculture; Corn; Household; Cape Cod Domestic Architecture; Domestic Architecture; Puritan Style Houses; Corn; Children Education; Child’s World and Image; Imaging Native American Women; Women Cheepy's corn-field at Gay Head (now Aquinnah). Aquinnah (land under the hill) is a town on the southwest end of Martha's Vineyard. It is the home of the Gay Head Community Baptist Church in Aquinnah (a...

4. Detail from Gay Head School of Teacher with Stick Detail from Gay Head School of Teacher with Stick Children Education; Public Buildings; Schoolhouse; Child’s World and Image; Clothing; Dress; Portrait; Women; Imaging Native American Women; Corporal Punishment; Gay Head (Aquinnah) By the mid to late eighteenth century, however, the economic instability of Wampanoag life on the Vineyard, combined with the increase in the number of children who were indentured, seems to have decreased...

5. Dorcas Honorable (?-1855) Dorcas Honorable (?-1855) early photographs; Nantucket; Women; Imaging Native American Women; Racial Assignment; Marriage; Whaling; Antipedobaptist Heresy Caption: Dorcas Honorable. The last full-blooded Indian on Nantucket, died in the town asylum January 12, 1855. She was born April 27, 1776 (23). In her brief biography of Dorcas, Frances Ruley Karttunen...

6. Florida Indians planting seeds of beans or maize Florida Indians planting seeds of beans or maize Labor; Agriculture; Horticulture; Women; Clothing; Dress; Female Body; Food; Household; Racial Assignment; Sex; Imaging Native American Women An engraving by Theodor de Bry after 1564 watercolor by Jacques Le Moyne of Timucua men cultivating a field and Timucua women planting corn or beans from BREVIS NARRATIO. Early Depictions of Native Americans...

7. Gay Head School Gay Head School Children Education; Public Buildings; Schoolhouse; Child’s World and Image; Clothing; Dress; Portrait; Women; Imaging Native American Women Illustration of the Gay Head School, by Porte Crayon from Summer In New England by D.H. Strother). Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Volume 21, Issue 121. June 1860. 451.

8. Interior of Jane Wormsley's [Wamsley's] Cottage (1860), Harper's New Monthly Interior of Jane Wormsley’s [Wamsley’s] Cottage (1860), Harper’s New Monthly Household; Architecture; Cape Cod Domestic Architecture; Imaging Native American Women; Female Body; Children Education; Child’s World and Image; Baptist; Puritan Style Houses; Antipedobaptist Heresy The illustration of Jane Wamsley’s cottage from 1860 suggests that Wampanoag furnishings remained simple and unpretentious well into the Victorian era when other Americans valued ornamentation and ostentatiousness....

9. John White, A Festive Dance John White, A Festive Dance Social Hierarchies; Pawwaws and Pniesok; Powwow; Traditionalists; manitou; Clothing; Dress; Imaging Native American Women; Women; Corn Description from the British Museum: In the area around Roanoke and the tidewaters of coastal North Carolina they found people who called themselves Secotan, who in mid-July held a green corn or harvest...

10. Outdoor Cooking Area, Wampanoag Homesite (Plimoth Plantation) Outdoor Cooking Area, Wampanoag Homesite (Plimoth Plantation) Social Hierarchies; Hunting; Hospitality;Wampanoag Style Houses; Women; Clothing; Dress; Imaging Native American Women Recreation of Women's Wampanoag-Style Clothing and Recreation of outdoor cooking area with cooking and eating utensils. Notice the mixture of Wampanoag and white-made goods. Wampanoag clothing was more...

11. Painting of Pocahontas and Son Painting of Pocahontas and Son Female Authority; History; Imaging Native American Women; Royal Families; Women Caption: Painting of Pocahontas and her son Thomas. The only known picture of both the mother and son. It is now in Sedgeford Hall, the Dower House of Heacham Hall, Norfolk County, England. Heacharm Hall...

12. Portrait of Esther Kenyon Portrait of Esther Kenyon Female Authority ;History; Imaging Native American Women; Royal Families; Women Caption: Esther Kenyon, the last of the royal Narragansetts, and sister of 'King Tom' Ninigret. She was the last of the tribe to be crowned here. An eye witness wrote: 'When the crown was put on the soldiers...

13. Portrait of Mohongo and Child Portrait of Mohongo and Child History; Imaging Native American Women; Women Caption: Mohongo, an Osage woman, one of seven Indians from Missouri who were taken in 1827 to Holland, Germany, and France by a Frenchman called Delaunay posing as an American Army officer. They were...

14. Wampanoag Cooking Area Wampanoag Cooking Area Social Hierarchies; Dress; Female Body; Hospitality; Household; Imaging Native American Women; Labor; Women; Wampanoag Style Houses Outdoor covered cooking area at the Wampanoag Homesite at Plimoth Plantation.

15. Wampanoag Woman Cooking Wampanoag Woman Cooking Dress; Female Body; Hospitality; Household; Imaging Native American Women; Labor; Women; Clothing; Wampanoag Style Houses; Social Hierarchies Wampanoag Woman Cooking in Traditional Manner at the Wampanoag Homesite at Plimoth Plantation (2004).

16. Weetamoe and the Taunton River Weetamoe and the Taunton River History; Imaging Native American Women; Women Caption: Weetamoe endeavoring to cross the Taunton River in Rhode Island. The English attacked her camp at Gardner's Neck in Swansea in August, 1676. She escaped, and while attempting to cross the river,...