Indigenous cairns as remembering

"Indians paid tribute to places of historical significance by creating piles of stones and other materials, adding to them when they passed them and pausing to tell stories that had happened at those places."

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Indigenous cairns as remembering

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Jean O'Brien

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O’Brien, Jean M.
2010 Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

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2010

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"Indians paid tribute to places of historical significance by creating piles of stones and other materials, adding to them when they passed them and pausing to tell stories that had happened at those places."

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Jean O'Brien, “Indigenous cairns as remembering,” Pocumtuck Heritage Portal, accessed October 20, 2018, http://omeka.pocumtuckheritage.org/items/show/23.