A New England pioneer among the Oneida Indians, 1926


Date: 1926 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


Read before the Northampton Historical Society January 28, 1926, this typescript essay presents the life of a man who was raised by Oneida Indians, James Dean (1748-1823) of Westmoreland, New York. It contains a version of the Oneida creation myth.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Received and accessioned, 03/--/1962 (1962 406mf).

Location of originals:

Original in possession of Benjamin D. Meritt, Princeton, N.J.

Indexing Terms

Personal Name(s)

  • Dean, James, 1748-1823
  • Deane, S. N.(Sidney Norton),18


  • Indians of North America -- Religion
  • Oneida Indians -- Religion