Erasure of indigenous people in 19th century

[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.

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Erasure of indigenous people in 19th century

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Lepore, J. 1998. The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity. New York: Vintage.

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[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.

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Historical source, “Erasure of indigenous people in 19th century,” Pocumtuck Heritage Portal, accessed October 20, 2018, http://omeka.pocumtuckheritage.org/items/show/27.