CULTURAL READINGS: Colonization & Print in the Americas
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|"Revd. Samson Occom, Indian Preacher."
Engraving: Ridley & Blood, 1802.
|Samson Occom was a member of the Mohegan tribe of Connecticut who received a missionary education prior to his ordination as a Congregational minister. His sermons, including his "Sermon at the Execution of Moses Paul" (1789), were reprinted frequently. Occom deployed a style of careful humility to mask his defense of the humanity of Native Americans.|
Print and Native Cultures
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