Indians dancing, was Esquimaux in NYCity; was Munchausen

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Mar 1 22:38:31 UTC 2007

At 3/1/2007 01:57 PM, George Thompson wrote:
>I also have references to a
>delegation of Indians performing their war-whoops at a NYC theater in
>the 1820s, but they had come to the city of their own accord, on a
>diplomatic mission, I believe.

A delegation of Indians came to Boston for negotiations and danced
(to a large audience, including the acting governor) on the Common in 1723.

>These notes are available to anyone who wants to write the article
>Arnold (and others) wants to read.


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