This exhibition was curated by Kimberly Toney, Head of Readers’ Services at the American Antiquarian Society. The project grew out of Kim’s own interest in her Nipmuc heritage and her desire to learn more about the texts that now provide the basis for many tribal language reclamation projects.
This exhibition could not have been completed without the help of many. Thanks go to Molly Hardy and Dan Boudreau for their constant feedback and support. Many thanks also to the AAS Omekeans who offered myriad suggestions for the design and content of this site. Thanks also go to Nikki Grdinich and Babette Gehnrich for coordinating the photography of the rare materials highlighted in this exhibition.
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