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In 1614 there may have been as many as 3,000 Massachuset living in 20 villages around Boston Bay, but by the time the Pilgrims arrived in 1620 there were less than 800.
Job Nasutan worked with missionary John Eliot to translate the bible into Algonquin, and Crispus Attucks, killed in the Boston Massacre was the son a free fl and a Massachuset mother.
Currently, some of their descendants from the praying town at Punkapog are known to still be living in Massachusetts near the cities of Canton, Mattapan, and Mansfield.
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  Massachusett Information
The Massachusett fished the shores, and farmed the lands, migrating from longhouses on the coast to wigwam settlements inland for farming.
One community of the Massachusett are residents of Natick.
One community of the Massachusett are residents of Brockton.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Massachusett   (233 words)

  Massachusett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Massachusett fished the shores, and farmed the lands, migrating from longhouses on the coast to wigwam settlements inland for farming.
One community of the Massachusett are residents of Natick.
One community of the Massachusett are residents of Brockton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Massachusett   (283 words)

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The story of the Massachusett which emerges is one of the resiliency of culture and the remarkable adaptability of a people facing overwhelming changes in their world.
In its earliest manifestation, the common Massachusett response to Puritan assertions of moral superiority was, expectedly, indignant.
Massachusett remnants, curious to identify the powers of the English God, used these convocations for their own ends, querying the missionary to delineate his people's version of the remnants' plight.
www.salemstate.edu /sextant/v6n1/morrison.html   (4893 words)

 Massachusett language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Massachusett language was a Native American language, a member of the Algonquian language family.
The first Bible translation published in North America was a translation of the entire Bible into Massachusett, which was published by John Eliot in 1663, who followed with a primer in 1669.
This tradition of literacy has given Massachusett a much richer documentation than other extinct Native American languages, and members of the Wampanoag nation are attempting to revive the study of the language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Massachusett_language   (261 words)

 Dorchester Atheneum: Converging Cultures of Neponset River Estuary
The Massachusett were members of the Algonkian family and was a confederation of fourteen tribes that stretched from Boston Harbor to Springfield.
However aggression from the south and west was common and the Massachusett often allied themselves with the Wampanoag to fight off the powerful Narragansett from present day Rhode Island and with the Nipmuck to stop the fearsome Mohawks, one of the Five Nations of the Iroquois.
It seems that all Massachusett towns were protected by a palisaded fort 40 to 50 feet square of 10 to 12 foot sharpened logs tied together.
www.dorchesteratheneum.org /page.php?id=679   (4038 words)

 Mass. News: Massachusett's immigrant population is rising
However Massachusetts' workforce grew by only 45,000 during the same period, because the state's native-born population is shrinking.
Immigrants were responsible for 82 percent of the growth in the state's civilian labor force between the mid-1980s and 1997.
The percentage of residents born outside the 50 United States has risen in recent years, but it still does not approach the high of 31 percent of the population in 1910, at the peak of European immigration.
www.seacoastonline.com /1999news/11_17_sb1.htm   (369 words)

 Indians of Chelsea
That same year, Nanepashemet sent a war party to aid the Penobscots, but although his men were victorious in their few skirmishes with the Tarratines and brought a few prisoners back to Massachusetts, he brought about his own death and the destruction of his federation by his participation in the war.
Although she lost a number of the Massachusett federation tribes, three remained loyal to the squaw-Sachem (the Naumkeags, the Saugus, and the Winnisimmets), and she placed her three sons to rule over them.
This new federation was also called the Massachusett, and she is known to us only as the squaw-Sachem of the Massachusett.
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 Town of Winchester
It is to the sachems of the Massachusetts Bay that Winchester owes its beginning as a colonized community and subsequent town.
Gookin wrote that the Massachusett tribes inhabited “principally about that place in Massachusetts bay, where the body of the English now dwell” and that the Pawtuckett were north and northeast of them.
The Massachusetts had not lost their terror of the Tarratines, who killed Wonohaquaham’s father and many of his kinsmen when he was a child and who continued to come down from Maine and attack other tribes.
www.winchester.us /communityconnection/sachems.html   (4711 words)

 GazetteNET.com » UMass Sports
The University of Massachusetts softball team is one of only three non-No. 1 seeds remaining in the NCAA Tournament heading into the super regionals later this week.
One day after the University of Massachusetts outlasted Lehigh in a wild extra-inning game, the Minutewomen got a first-inning run, a fourth-inning triple play and took care of business the rest of the way to defeat the Mountain Hawks 3-0 and capture the NCAA Tournament regional played in Amherst.
Those things matter but right now as the University of Massachusetts softball team heads into the NCAA regional at the UMass Softball Complex beginning today, Kelley's main concern is just extending her career one game at a time.
www.dailyhampshiregazette.com /umhoop/index.cfm   (2467 words)

 Facts for Kids: Wampanoag Indians (Massachusett Indians, Naticks, Nantuckets, Wampanoags)
The Wampanoag Indians were original natives of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
All these Massachusett tribes spoke the same language and had the same general culture, but their villages were autonomous.
Today, some Wampanoag people are trying to revive the language of their ancestors.
www.geocities.com /bigorrin/wampanoag_kids.htm   (1337 words)

 Health Care for Massachusett - FAQs
Require elected officials to find a way to make sure every Massachusetts resident has access to affordable health insurance covering medically necessary health and mental health care services including prescription drugs and devices.
Between 2000 and 2004 workers, on average, faced a whopping hidden tax increase of 49.8% from their share of premium increases alone.
During the same time frame, employers, on average, faced a hidden tax increase of 30% cutting their profitability and investments in job creation and the innovation that makes the Massachusetts economy competitive.
www.healthcareformass.org /about/faqs.shtml   (900 words)

 Wampanoag Language and the Wampanoag Indian Tribe (Massachusett, Natick, Massasoit, Nantucket, Pokanoket)
Language: Wampanoag--also known as Massachusett, Pokanoket or Natick--was an Algonkian language of New England.
The language is no longer spoken in Wampanoag communities today, although some Wampanoag people are trying to revive it.
As more British colonists arrived in Massachusetts, they began displacing the Wampanoags from their traditional lands, particularly by plying Wampanoag men with alcohol and obtaining their signatures on land sale documents while they were drunk.
www.native-languages.org /wampanoag.htm   (372 words)

 Statewide Water-Quality Network for Massachusett
The program was designed by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Watershed Management, with input from many organizations involved in water-quality monitoring in the State, and focuses on inland surface waters (streams and lakes).
Several components were developed using the Neponset River Basin in eastern Massachusetts as a pilot area, or otherwise make use of data from and sampling approaches used in that basin as part of a MWI pilot assessment in 1994.
Sampling at 19 proposed sites in 17 of the 27 major basins in Massachusetts would provide information on contaminant loads from 67 percent of the total land area of the State; unsampled areas are primarily coastal areas drained by many small streams that would be impossible to sample within realistic resource limitations.
pubs.usgs.gov /wri/wri014081   (791 words)

 ;Statewide Water-Quality Network for Massachusett
Information is needed to assess the current "health" of water bodies with respect to water-quality standards, to design and evaluate remediation programs, to document compliance with regulations, to detect trends in water quality, to identify emerging problems, and to increase community awareness of water-resource protection.
In Massachusetts, several State and Federal agencies and many volunteer groups conduct water-quality monitoring, but their programs do not always provide data at the spatial or temporal scales necessary to meet these information needs.
The Neponset Basin is a 117-square-mile watershed with urban (19 percent), residential (35 percent), and forested or undeveloped (48 percent) land uses that drains to Boston Harbor.
pubs.usgs.gov /wri/wri014081/summary.html   (3099 words)

 Definition of Massachusetts - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
Learn more about "Massachusetts" and related topics at Britannica.com
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www.m-w.com /dictionary/Massachusetts   (41 words)

 Tours of Gardens by American Rhododendron Society Massachusett Chapter
Charles and CJ Patterson's Garden (47) in Norwell, Massachusetts.
Dexters on Cape Cod (52) in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Polly Hill Arboretum (23) in North Tisbury, Massachusetts.
www.rosebay.org /chapterweb/tours.htm   (313 words)

 Search Results for "Massachusett"
A Native American people formerly located along Massachusetts Bay from...
...The variety of Massachusett presumed to have been spoken in the mission town of Natick, Massachusetts, and used in the Massachusett Bible....
Perhaps of Massachusett origin; akin to Western Abenaki moskwas....
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 Massachusetts Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation
Statewide regulations, including inland and marine waters, for striped bass and herring are under the authority of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.
Woytek also pointed out that his recommendation for extending the deer season is part of a two prong approach to deer management on the islands; hunter access to private land is also key to successfully reduce high island deer densities.
CWD Advisory-September 2005: The Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board voted unanimously at its September 28 meeting on Martha's Vineyard to institute regulations designed to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering the Commonwealth.
www.mass.gov /dfwele/dfw/dfwrec.htm   (5173 words)

 Boston Hotels Masschusetts Springfield - Cambridge - Massachusetts Accomodation Worcester Massachusett   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Massachusetts is bordered on the north by New Hampshire and Vermont, on the west by New York, on the south by Connecticut and Rhode Island, and on the east by the Atlantic Ocean.
Boston is the largest city, located at the inmost point of Massachusetts Bay, at the mouth of the Charles River, the longest river entirely within Massachusetts.
Most of the population of the Boston metropolitan area does not live in the city; eastern Masschusetts on the whole is fairly densely populated and largely suburban.
www.forry.org /travel/i3m8j.htm   (515 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company and Distrigas of Massachusett
\1\ Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company's and Distrigas of Massachusetts Corporation's applications were filed with the Commission under Section 7 of the Natural Gas Act and Part 157 of the Commission's regulations.
DOMAC wants to construct additional facilities at its LNG facility in Everett, Massachusetts to increase reliability and meet the anticipated need for increased vaporization capacity.
This is a preliminary list of issues and may be added to, subtracted from, or changed based on your comments and our analysis.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/1996/May/Day-23/pr-16585.html   (1541 words)

Massachusetts celebrates the American ideals of liberty and freedom through its history and cultural resources.
Salem Maritime National Historic Site - Salem, MA Salem Massachusetts was once one of the most important ports in the nation.
Three hundred year old artifacts, working waterwheels, and mill machinery help to tell the story of a business failure destined to be a National Park.
home.nps.gov /state/ma   (1090 words)

 History of Winchester - Prehistory
According to Captain John Smith, who explored New England in 1614, the Massachusett tribes called their kings "sachems" while the Penobscots (of Maine) used the term "sagamos." Conversely, Deputy Governor Thomas Dudley of Roxbury wrote in 1631 that the kings in the bay area were called sagamores but were called sachems southward (in Plymouth).
William Wood, writing in 1634, identified a tribe called Aberginians, and Capt. Edward Johnson wrote in 1651 that the "Abarginny-men" consisted "of Mattachusets, Wippanaps and Tarratines." The town records of Charlestown, written by John Greene in 1664, also use the term "Aberginians," specifically in relation to Nanepashemet's family.
One village inhabited by the Massachusetts was at Natick, but another, used by both Pawtucketts and Massachusetts, was at Lowell.
www.winchestermass.org /sachemp1.html   (1863 words)

 New England Algonquian Language Revival
These Indian tongues are a subset of a larger group of about three dozen Indian languages called the Algonquian language family.
Comparative linguistic data are selected from the Pequot language, Ojibway, Abenaki or Wampano for purposes of comparison, or when existing terms for biological species were not recorded by the missionaries documenting the Natick- Massachusett or Narragansett languages.
Reconstruction of such words in Natick- Massachusett or Narragansett may be modeled on these terms from similar Algonquian languages.
www.geocities.com /bigorrin/waabu.htm   (959 words)

 Massachusett's Civil Statute of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Guide to Selected Sources on Statutes of Limitations for Sexual Abuse in Civil Cases in Massachusetts.
Guide and summary prepared by the Massachusetts Law Library, including case decisions.
Massachusetts Bar Association Publication "Rights of Victims." Explains rights of victims and witnesses, explains the criminal process in the Commonwealth.
www.smith-lawfirm.com /resources_mass.htm   (198 words)

 Massachusett Turnpike - Maine Turnpike - turnpike.anorexicpictures.be   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I don't expect to see our three lane Massachusett's turnpike to be doing any dividing to 4, 5, or 6 lanes anytime soon...
Ruzzo, the Massachusett Turnpike Authority's real estate chief, said the state plans...
Recognizing obvious needs, the Oklahoma Transportation Authority issued a contract to widen the Turner Turnpike to six lanes for the two miles between Sapulpa and the Creek Turnpike west of Tulsa.
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 Lycos Retriever: Search results for brandeis university massachusett
Margaret H. Marshall is Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.
Born in South Africa, she earned a B.A. from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and a master’s degree in education from Harvard University.
Upon release, he taught himself English working the night shift as a railroad telegrapher, and received his BA and MA from Chinese universities.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/brandeis-university-massachusett.html   (869 words)

 Living Large at Massachusett Haven - Real Estate Trends   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I always wanted to live in Massachusetts because my wrestling idol John Cena lives there.
Because of him, I was able to appreciate the beauty and urban qualities of Massachusetts.
When I was looking for a place to settle, I didn't know where to live in Massachusetts.
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 Research Massachusett's environmental resources for land use, compliance and conservation.">   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An electronic resource guide that was compiled in response to the growing interest in the many environmental education programs available through public and private organizations across Massachusetts.
The Center for Environmental Health Sciences is a multi-disciplinary research center operating within the Whitaker College of Health Sciences and Technology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
WasteCap of Massachusetts is a statewide, non-profit industry supported initiative that provides information on and assistance to Massachusetts companies interested in solid waste reduction and recycling.
www.enviro-source.com /ma/index.htm   (307 words)

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