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Date: May 24, 2016
Type: Epemera
Identifier: aql:20877
Description: Flyer is part of Prof. Johnathan Thayer's Public History class, Spring 2016, about the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20433
Description: Chief Little Fox talks about the various sites in Queens, especially Flushing, where Native American burial grounds existed and were lost. He mentions Mandingo Osceola Tshaka's long battle to reclaim ... More
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20432
Description: Chief Little Fox talks about the Native American view of land ownership and how it contrasts with that of modern American society.
Date: Time Period: 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20870
Description: The Burial Ground Conservancy has documentation from the state saying the site qualifies for federal status since Indians of North America are buried there. The Conservancy's goals right now are corre ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20871
Description: Mandingo Tshaka explains how he initially became aware of and involved in the issues surrounding Martins Field and its history as a burial ground, in the early 1990s.
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20438
Description: Chief Little Fox recalls his first, tense meeting with Osceola Townsend in the mid-1980s. Townsend disputes the chief's claim to leadership of the Matinecock.
Date: Time Period: 1946 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20436
Description: Chief Little Fox (Samuel Steven Boyd Jr.) is Sachem Chief of the Matinecock Nation. In this interview, he discusses his experiences growing up with Native American traditions, his training to succeed ... More
Date: Time Period: 1931 - 2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20876
Description: Mandingo Osceola Tshaka and Robbie Garrison are, respectively, president and vice president of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground Conservancy. In this interview, they tell of their long struggle ... More
Date: Time Period: 1930s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:20872
Description: Robbie Garrison and Mandingo Tshaka describe the city's takeover of the Burial Ground site in the 1930s, turning it into a park and playground.
Authors: Unknown
Date: November 18, 1961
Type: Photograph
Identifier: aql:27705
Description: Matinecock Indians "still on duty" in the Flushing Thanksgiving parade.
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