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A Time Before New Hampshire
The Story of a Land and Native Peoples
Michael J. Caduto

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• Preface IX

• Acknowledgements XI

• Introduction: Waves in Time 1

• Part 1: The Foundation
• 1. The Primordium 7
• 2. The Crucible and the Cauldron 15
• 3. Of Water and Ice 46

• Part 2: Spears and Bows, Seeds and Hoes
• 4. People of Stone and Bone 75
• 5. The Warming Time 94
• 6. A Land of Plenty 114
• 7. Seeds of Change 130
• 8. Circles of Giving, Flesh, and Spirit 147
• 9. Cycles of Seasons 172

• Part 3: In the Balance
• 10. Life, Death, and Medicine 195
• 11. Apcikozijik li Gloganek, Enemies at the Door 209

• Epilogue: A Message from the Abenaki Nation 214

• Appendices
• Native New Hampshire: A Map of the Alnobak Circa 1600 219
• Pronunciation Guide to Alnobak Words and Names 220
• Places and Resources to Visit 222
• Common and Scientific Names of All Life Appearing in this Book 225

• Notes 237

• Further Reading 245

• Index 251

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