Captive Selves, Captivating Others: The Politics and Poetics of Colonial American Captivity Narratives

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Index
Abbomach, Algonquian deity, 33
Abductions
by English of New England Algonquians, 32-33
by Europeans in Chesapeake Bay, 47
Abenakis, 33, 120, 152
attack on Dover162-63
capture of Hannah Dustan by, 126
capture of John Norton, 179
virtues of, 164
Achelacy, 44
Adoption
Iroquoian practices, 80-81
by Powhatans, 56-57
African-Americans, as captives, 184-85
Ais, 160-66
Algonquian
abductions of, by English, 32-33
legends, 20-23
Algonquians
diaspora of, 95-96
as instruments of God, 98-100
American literary history, 4
Anthropologists, captivity studies and, 12-13
Appamatuck, 51
Argall, Captain Samuel, 64-65
abduction of Pocahontas by, 64-65
ransom of Henry Spehnan by, 63
Arnaaq, 28-32
death of, 30
reaction to Kahcho's death, 29-30
Arosen, husband of Eunice Williams, 142-43
Aspinet, sachem of Nauset, 35
Atrocities, Indian, 193-96
Axtell, James, 13
Baffinland Inuit (Eskimos) captives, 23-32
Bane, Joseph (or Bean), 166
Barclay, Robert, 157
Barrow, Robert, 152-66
death of, 161
Basso, Keith, 6
Berkhofer, Robert F. Jr., 10
Best, George, 23, 25
Billington, John, reclaiming of by Tisquantum, 34-35
Black drink, 159-60
Boone, Daniel, 11
Bounties, paid by English for Indian heads, 91
Bouquet, Colonel Henry, 191-93
Bownas, Samuel, 163
Bradford, William, 35
Brazilian cacique, audience with Henry VIII, 44
Brown, Charles Brockden, 195
Brown, Thomas, 192-93
Cabot, Sebastian, 23-24
Cannibalism
absence of among Algonquians, 80
as alternative to starvation, 194-95
and captives 193-95
among Florida natives 153-54
and Other, 155-56
Iroquoian practice of, 80-81
Cannibals, typification of Indians as, 155-56
Canonchet, 93
Canonicus, Narragansett sachem, 35

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