Below is a list of recommended readings to learn more about early colonization of Rhode Island and New England, public memory and Narragansett presence in Rhode Island, the enslavement of New England Native Americans, and other aspects of colonization of Native peoples in and around Brown University:
“The Memory Frontier: Uncommon Pursuits of Past and Place in the Northeast after King Philip’s War” in The Journal of American History by Christine DeLucia, 2012.
A Key into the Language of America by Roger Williams, 1643.
Grave Undertakings by Patricia E. Rubertone, 2001.
After King Philip’s War: Presence and Persistence in Indian New England, Collin G. Calloway, 1997.
“Pauper Apprenticeship in Narragansett Country: A Different Name for Slavery in Early New England,” in Slavery/Anti-Slavery in New England by Ruth Wallis Herndon and Ella Wilcox Sekatau, 2005.
Steering Committee Report on Slavery and Justice at Brown University.
“The Right to a Name: The Narragansett People and Rhode Island Officials in the Revolutionary Era,” in After King Philip’s War: Presence and Persistence in Indian New England, Ruth Wallis Herndon and Ella Wilcox Sekatau, 1997.
Indian Slavery in Colonial Times by Almon Wheeler, 1913.
Indian Slavery in Colonial America by Alan Gallay, 2009.
Shadows at Dawn by Karl Jacoby, 2012.