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  Pequot
The next step was for the Pequot to use a combination of intimidation and war to tighten their grip on the region's trade by subjugating the neighboring Nipmuc and Mattabesic.
The Pequot brought 140 fathoms of wampum to the post for Tatobem's release, which Elekens accepted, but having expected beaver rather than these strange little shell beads, he killed Tatobem, and all that the Pequot got in exchange for their wampum was his dead body.
The 180 Pequot captured near Fairfield were distributed as slaves: 80 to the Mohegan; 80 to the Narragansett; and 20 to the Eastern Niantic.
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 Pequot Tribe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Pequot eventually were able to expand their territory to the Connecticut River.
The Pequot soon found themselves stuck between the Narragansett Bay and the Connecticut River and resentment began to grow within the tribe.
An expedition was sent to destroy native villages and the crops of the Pequot.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/northamerica/pequottribe.html   (434 words)

  
 Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center
Surviving Pequots are forbidden to return to their villages or to use the tribal name.
The Pequots establish a reservation of approximately 3,000 acres at Mashantucket, at the headwaters of the Mystic River.
As one of the two Mashantucket Pequots to remain on the reservation, she urged a new generation to hold on to the land and reunite the Tribe.
www.pequotmuseum.org /TribalHistory/TribalHistoryOverview/TimelineofEvents.htm   (819 words)

  
 Pequot Indian History
This body retained the name of Mohegan, and through the diplomatic management of Uncas acquired such prominence that on the close of the Pequot war their claim to the greater part of the territory formerly subject to Sassacus was recognized by the colonial government.
The real territory of the Pequot was a narrow strip of coast in New London county, extending from Niantic river to the Rhode Island boundary, comprising the present towns of New London, Groton, and Stonington.
The Pequot who had been given to the Indian allies of the colonists were treated so harshly by their masters that it was finally necessary, in 1655, to gather them into two villages near Mystic river, in their old country, and place them under the direct control of the colonial government.
www.accessgenealogy.com /native/tribes/algonquian/pequothist.htm   (1005 words)

  
 The Pequot War - Title
As early as 1856, historians began to argue a different theory of motivation that was not prepared to accept the Pequot War as a "just war" against an aggressive and dangerous tribe,[2] and saw the English colonists as a group almost as savage in their actions as the Pequots against whom they fought.
While many Pequots died in battle, and at least 30 male prisoners were killed by the English shortly after the burning of Fort Mystic,[93] there is abundant evidence that the English did not intend the extermination of the Pequots.
The Pequot fort was not Sand Creek Canyon; Captain Mason was not Colonel Chivington; and 1864 was not 1637.
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 Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation - Tribal Nation History
Seven years later the Pequots reached a settlement with the landowners, who agreed that the 1856 sale was illegal, and who joined the Tribe in seeking the state government's support.
As the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation sought to settle its land claims, it also actively engaged in a number of economic enterprises, including the sale of cord wood, maple syrup, and garden vegetables, a swine project and the opening of a hydroponic greenhouse.
The ceremonial groundbreaking for the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center took place on Oct. 20, 1993, in a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of federal recognition of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.
www.foxwoods.com /TheMashantucketPequots/History   (604 words)

  
 The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1637 The Pequot War
It involved the Pequot Indians and the settlers of the Pilgrim Colony and the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
This was due to past aggressions by the Pequots and to the influence of Roger Williams.
Pequot Hill, where the fight took place, is about 8 miles northeast of New London, CT. In June 1637, he was paid 20 shillings per week and 150 bushels of corn by the inhabitants of Wethersfield.
www.colonialwarsct.org /1637.htm   (4468 words)

  
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is a U.S. registered investment adviser founded in 1998 by Arthur J. Samberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to manage the Pequot Family of Funds, which began trading in 1986.
An institutional quality infrastructure and an extensive proprietary research platform supports over 260 employees, with offices in Connecticut, New York, California and London.
Pequot Capital offers a diverse range of investment products tailored to the needs of domestic and offshore investors.
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 The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut - 1637 History of the Pequot Indians
The Pequot brought 140 fathoms of wampum to the post for Tatobem's release, which Elekens accepted, but having expected beaver rather than these strange little shell beads, he killed Tatobem, and allthatthe Pequot got in exchange for their wampum was his dead body.
Unchallenged, the Pequot aggressively expanded their control over the Mattabesictribes along the Connecticut River, either by forcing them to sell their furs to Pequot traders or exacting a heavy tribute for the privilege of trading directly with the Dutch.
Pequot almost half of their people, and afterwards they could no longer count on the support of the Dutch.
www.colonialwarsct.org /1637_pequot_history.htm   (4479 words)

  
 The Pequot War
In the years to follow, hostilities between the settlers, Narragansetts, Pequots and smaller tribes were qick to escalate into the first Indian War -- the first war between natives and Europeans on the continent.
The war officially ended on September 1638 when the few survivors of the Pequot tribe were foced to sign the Treaty of Hartfod, also called the Tripartite Treaty, declaring the Pequot nation to be dissolved.
In terms of the history of Guilford and our ancestors, the Pequot War was significant because the defeat of the Pequots eliminated the possibility of strong armed resistance to the settlements of New Haven and Guilford, which were settled in 1638 and 1639, respectively.
www.dowdgen.com /dowd/document/pequots.html   (1178 words)

  
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In a desperate attempt by the Pequots to regain their trade monopoly lost to other tribes, they attack and kill some Narragansetts attempting to trade at a Dutch trading outpost called the House of Hope.
The Pequots counter that if the killer of Stone was a Pequot, the Pequot must have killed him in retribution for the Dutch murder of Tatobem.
The colonists outlaw the name Pequot, forbid the Pequots from regrouping as a tribe, and require that other tribes in the region submit all their inter-tribal grievances to the English and abide by their decisions.
www.pequotwar.com /index_files/history1.htm   (1735 words)

  
 PEQUOT: "Destroyers of Men"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Mohegan and the Pequot were jointly ruled by the Pequot chief Sassacus until a rebellion of the subchief Uncas that resulted in Mohegan independence.
Several incidents had taken place between the Pequots and the settlers before the summer of 1636, when a Boston trader was murdered, presumably by a Pequot, on Block Island.
Defeated, some Pequot decided to separate into small bands and abandon the area; many who fled were killed or captured by other Indians or the English; many were sold into slavery in New England or the West Indies, and the Mohegan obtained control of Pequot lands.
www.cabrillo.edu /~crsmith/pequot.html   (362 words)

  
 PEQUOT CLEARED By RODDY BOYD - Business - New York Post Online Edition
The Westport, Conn.-based Pequot, known for its equity investing prowess, shot into the spotlight over the summer when Gary Aguirre, a former SEC staff lawyer, suggested to a Senate panel that the fund might have engaged in insider trading back in 2001.
Pequot, according to documents released in the matter, made $18 million when Heller was taken over.
While Pequot and Mack appear to be out of the woods, Aguirre's charges will be heard in full in front of a Senate panel led by Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) in the coming weeks.
www.nypost.com /seven/10062006/business/pequot_cleared_business_roddy_boyd.htm   (424 words)

  
 CHRONOLOGY OF THE PEQUOT WAR
Pequot efforts to oust Dutch kill Indians (probably Narragansetts or a subject tribe) trading at the House of Hope, a Dutch trading post.
Pequot council does not ratify the treaty, objecting to the indemnity and arguing that Stone’s murderers were all either dead or beyond their reach.
Name Pequot to be expunged; Pequot slaves must take name of tribes to which they are enslaved.
bc.barnard.columbia.edu /~rmccaugh/earlyAC/pequottl.htm   (974 words)

  
 Pequot Library
Pequot Library was an extraordinarily generous gift given to the community by Mr.
Pequot is a cultural center that hosts a set of musical and educational series and where children are introduced to the magic of reading and launched on the path to being lifelong learners.
Pequot Library is free and open to the public, as our founders intended, but as an association library, not a municipal library, we need your help to provide the programs and services that matter most to patrons.
www.pequotlibrary.com /fundraising/annualgiving.html   (531 words)

  
 The Flag of the Blackfeet Nation
To prove to the British they were not a part of the "Pequot War", the Mohawk beheaded Sassacusand many others were sold into slavery or given to the Mohegan and other allied tribes as slaves.
The Pequot warned that if that treaty were broken, they would feel no longer obligated to donate to the State of Connecticut the $200 million currently funneled from the Pequot casinos into the Connecticut treasury.
The seal of the Mashantucket Pequot is round ("The Mashantucket Pequot", pamphlet, undated).
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 MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBAL LAWS
Outside the territory of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, depositions shall be taken before a notary public of any state or country, any magistrate having power to administer oaths in such state or country, or a person commissioned by the court.
The judges of the courts of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe may by order provide for the setting of cases for trial upon the calendar, the order in which they shall be heard and the resetting thereof.
An official record kept within the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe or an entry therein, when admissible for any purpose, may be evidenced by an official publication thereof, or by a copy attested by a person purporting to be the officer having the legal custody of the record, or the officer's deputy.
www.tribalresourcecenter.org /ccfolder/mpequot3.htm   (12992 words)

  
 Pequot — Infoplease.com
Numerous quarrels between settlers in the Connecticut valley and the Pequot led to the Pequot War (1637).
A remnant of the Pequot was scattered among the southern New England tribes; the colonial government later settled them in Connecticut.
At Ledyard the Mashantucket Pequot established (1992) a casino, which has proved to be one of the largest and most profitable gambling establishments in the world; they also sponsor an elaborate tribal museum.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0838248.html   (399 words)

  
 Pequot Capital: SEC won't take action over insider-trading - MarketWatch
In a letter to clients, Pequot chairman Art Samberg said the SEC's investigation into possible insider-trading by the firm isn't closed.
Pequot was first reported to be under investigation in June, in a New York Times article.
The investor-protection agency's probe of Pequot began more than a year and a half ago and focused on as many as 18 stock trades.
www.marketwatch.com /news/story/story.aspx?guid={3B8FE312-9396-45D4-9E92-9C32FF909C7F}   (657 words)

  
 The Pequot
The Pequot are a Native American tribe of the Algonkian linguistic group and the Eastern Woodlands culture area.
Pequot War was the English versus the Indigenous American Indians, in particular the "Pequot" tribe which had separated their identity from their Mohegan roots, both being part of the larger Algonquin Nation.
On Long Island the primarthe "Pequot" tribe which had separated their identity from their Mohegan roots, both being part of the larger Algonquin Nation.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h582.html   (215 words)

  
 Pequot Lakes Minnesota Trail Information | Paul Bunyan Trail | Minnesota Bike Trail | Brainerd Bicycle Trails
Starting on mile marker 14.8 at Nisswa covering the areas of Pequot Lakes, Jenkins, to just north of the Pine River city limits.
Since Pequot Lakes MN is situated within the hear of this major seasonal home and resort area, its business district belies the community's modest 1990 population of 843.
The Paul Bunyan State Trail plan proposes that a major trail wayside (which would include a parking lot, restrooms, picnic area, landscaping and an information board) be located here.
www.paulbunyantrail.com /pequot.html   (118 words)

  
 Pequot Lakes Minnesota - Brainerd Lakes Area Chambers of Commerce
Welcome to the Pequot Lakes area, home of Paul Bunyan's fishing bobber and four-season vacations.
Pequot Lake's beautiful town square, adjacent to the Paul Bunyan Trail, is a community focal point.
Enjoy numerous events in Pequot Lakes from old-fashioned holiday celebrations to the world-famous Beanhole Days.
www.explorebrainerdlakes.com /community/city/pl/index.htm   (140 words)

  
 Mohegan Language and the Mohegan Indian People (Pequot, Montauk, Metoac, Niantic, Shinnecock)
A third language, Narragansett, was spoken by two other tribes, the Narragansetts and the Nipmucs; this language may have been distinct or may have been a dialect of Mohegan or Massachusett.
History: The Pequot, Montauk, Narragansett, Niantic, Nipmuc, Shinnecock, and other tribes referred to indiscriminately as "Mohegan" in history texts were originally distinct tribes, each with several autonomous bands.
However, due to heavy population losses and aggressive colonial expansion, the Indian tribes of New England were scattered, merged, and assimilated to such a degree that they lost their languages and much of their individual tribal characters.
www.native-languages.org /mohegan.htm   (444 words)

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