Native American Authors
A native diplomat and grand sachem of the Mahicans, Hendrick Aupaumut was an important leader of the Stockbridge Indians during the last forty years of his life.
Online resources by or about Hendrick Aupaumut:
Captain Hendrick Aupaumut
Author: Wisconsin Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Description: Short biography of the military service of Hendrick Aupaumut, who began as a private in the Revolutionary Army in 1775, He was promoted to Captain while serving in George Washington’s army and later served under General William Henry Harrison in the war of 1812.
Fragment of speech by Hendrick Aupaumut to the Stockbridge Chief
Author: Center for History and New Media
Description: Scanned text of a fragment of a speech given by Hendrick Aupaumut on June 20, 1871 to the chief of the Stockbridge Indians. Forms part of the Papers of the War Department (1784-1800) Collection from the Center for History and New Media of George Mason University.
Hendrick Apaumut: Christian-Mahican Prophet
Author: Wheeler, Rachel
Description: This journal article by Rachel Wheeler in the Journal of the Early Republic details the Christian and Mahican philosophy espoused by Hendrick Apaumut in his leadership of the Stockbridge-Mahican tribe. Project Muse subscription is required to view this article – please contact your local public or college/university library for assistance.
Hendrick Aupaumut – Heath Anthology of American Literature
Author: Health Anthology of American Literature
Description: Short biography of the life of Hendrick Aupaumut and the Stockbridge (Mahican) Indians of the Hudson River Valley.
Hendrick Aupaumut (Mahican) – Lesson Plan
Author: Littlefield Jr., Daniel F.
Description: Lesson plan from Georgetown University that focuses upon the writings of Hendrick Aupaumut
Author: Milwaukee Public Museum
Description: Short history of the Stockbridge-Munsee people, who descended from the Mohicans (also known as Mahicans or Mahikans) and the Munsee Delawares. Description of their migration to Wisonsin under the leadership of their sachem Hendrick Aupaumut.
Books by Hendrick Aupaumut:
Aupaumut, Hendrick. A Short Narration of My Last Journey to the Western Country
Genre: Oral History
Audience: All Ages
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