Archives for New England

Wabanaki Windows 3/15/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Native American slavery in New England

Key Discussion Points:
a) Background, slavery in Europe, UK, Spain, Africa and Caribbean
b) Economics of slavery in New England
c) Slavery as the cause of Pequot and King Phillips Wars
e) Wabanaki influence on British policy towards Indian slavery and later influence on African slavery during the Civil War and in Court cases afterwards

Dr. Margaret Ellen Newell, Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University and author of ‘Brethren by Nature’ about New England Indians, Colonists, and the Origins of American Slavery