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Items in the Tradition Collection

[n]ot a pure-blooded Indian now remains among them. Modified by civilization, the tribe has at times put on a little hope and vigor of true life. Indeed, the aboriginal life has almost wholly disappeared.

Organized into churches headed, in many instances, by native preachers, and into towns led by sachems, Indians in Massachusetts managed to preserve much of their traditional culture, continuing, for instance, to rely on clan boundaries as the primary…