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Department
History
Course
HIS271Y1
Professor
Erin Black
Semester
Fall

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Tutorial One – Colliding Worlds (Sept 27/28): Questions for Consideration and Possible Discussion 1. What preconceptions (and from where did they come) did you have about Native American societies and the interactions of Natives and Euro-Americans in the colonial era? Has this week’s readings altered those perceptions and, if so, how? a. Is there anything in this week’s readings that stood out to you, or otherwise struck you in some fashion (surprise, shock, etc.)? What and why? b. What picture emerges from the readings with regards to the Indian-Euro-American relationship? 2. What do the documents reveal about Native Peoples perceptions of Euro-Americans and their society? a. Why are some favorable, others not so much, and other’s still seemingly indifferent? b. What compelled some Native peoples to accept some elements of Euro-American society, but not others? c. What compelled some to accept Christianity, but others to refuse it? d. How were the Native peoples who accepted and endorsed Euro-American ways of thinking (like Christianity or conceptualization of the land, etc.) perceived by those that did not? 3. Part of Calloway’s introduction to the volume speaks about the potential issues surrounding the use of various types of documents as evidence of Native People’s Voices. What are some of the limitations of the various types of documents presented here (those written about Native peoples by Europeans, those written by Native Peoples themselves, treaties, etc.) and can you point to specific examples from within documents that illustrate these issues? a. For example, are there elements of the Iroquois creation story, conveyed as it is in 1816, that might reflect some influence of Euro-Am culture overlaid in the telling? b. In looking, as another example, at the Narrangansett Act of Submission, how might it reflect
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