American Indian languages
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Brothertown Indian Language
The Brothertown Nation is a confederation of Algonquian-speaking tribes of Connecticut.
The Brothertown Indians migrated west from Connecticut in the early 1800's and resettled in Wisconsin,
where their descendants still live today. Tribes represented among the Brothertown Indians included
the Mohegan, Pequot, Montauk, Narragansett, and Niantic. Although these languages are no longer
spoken natively among the Brothertown Indian people, the tribe is beginning to work together with the
Mohegan tribe on reviving the Mohegan language
Our resources about the Mohegan language.
Our resources about the Narragansett language.
The Brothertown Indian Nation:
Homepage of the Brothertown Tribes today.
Indian Country Wisconsin: Brothertown History:
Story of the Brothertown Indians' migration to Wisconsin.
Brothertown Indians of Wisconsin:
Wikipedia article on the Brothertown Indians.
A History of the Brothertown Indians of Wisconsin:
History book about the Brothertown Indian people and their travels.
The Brothertown Nation of Indians: Land Ownership and Nationalism in Early America:
A scholarly book about the cultural survival of the Brothertown tribes.
Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America:
Interesting book about the interplay of Indian identity and Christian faith among the Brothertown and Stockbridge tribes.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Die Brothertown Indians:
Information about the Brothertowns in German.
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