"'A meanes to knitt them togeather': The Exchange of Body Parts in the Pequot War"
This article argues that the exchange of wartime trophies between Native peoples and their colonial allies in the 1636-8 English war against the Pequots served as a kind of diplomatic act of translation (and mistranslation) between different cultures of violence, one that Native partners hoped would ensure an alliance, but ironically served to enable a conquest of sorts.
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- October 1, 2019