The Mark of a Man: Native American Signatures in Early New England

What did native Americans believe as European settlers entered New England and came to agreement about parcels of land? Early treaties bear the signatures of native sachems in a variety of forms. What do these early treaties tell us about Native American response to English ceremony and formalities?
Robert A. Geake will answer these questions and more. Geake is the author of several books on Rhode Island history published by History Press. This program is presented by the Cocummscussoc Association. Please register.

09/22/2014 - 6:30pm