September 24, 2020

On August 22, 1855, a Brothertown Indian by the name of Thomas Commuck wrote a letter to Mr. Lyman Draper of Wisconsin’s State Historical Society.* After giving a 5-6 page “Sketch of the Brothertown Indians”, Commuck finished by saying, “Already has inter-marriage with...

September 21, 2020

Brothertown Book Club is meeting on Wed, Sept 23rd at 8pm Eastern / 7pm Central. This week we'll be discussing Angela Calcaterra's chapter in Literary Indians, "Fire and Chain: Samson Occom's Letters, Anglo-American Missions, and Haudenosaunee Eloquence." 

Please contac...

July 14, 2020

Today, the Brothertown Indian Nation and its people celebrate Reverend Samson Occom, a Mohegan man who was one of the leaders who helped established Eeyawquittoowauconnuck, the Brothertown settlement in Oneida Territory. 

We invite you all to take a few minutes today to...

May 27, 2020

The Book Club meets again tonight at 7pm Central / 8pm Eastern. We are reading W. DeLoss Love's Samson Occom, and the Christian Indians of New England. 

All are welcome! And there's an electronic version of the book if you need it:

In case you missed th...

May 19, 2020

The Historical Committee for Calumet and Cross hosts a book club event every Wednesday evening. Everyone is invited to participate. Our first book is William DeLoss Love’s, Samson Occom, and the Christian Indians of New England.

We read 1 chapter a week and will discuss...

May 4, 2020

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the June 27, 2020 shape-note singing event at the Union Cemetery in Brothertown, Wisconsin has been postponed.  It has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 26, 2021. For more information, please contact Mark Baldwin, President of...

March 2, 2020

Please save the date for an upcoming special event. On June 27th, 2020, we are celebrating the 175th anniversary of the publication of Brothertown Indian Thomas Commuck's tune-book, Indian Melodies. We will gather in Brothertown, Wisconsin.

Registration begins at a cott...

November 14, 2019

Calumet and Cross is pleased to announce the release of its 2020 Calendar, “Journey of the Brothertown Indians”.  This calendar covers the emigration and migrations of the Brothertown Indians; from the original settlement in New York to the east side of Lake Winnebago...

October 27, 2019

We are raising money to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the publication of "Indian Melodies" by Brothertown Indian Thomas Commuck. Here's our GoFundMe link.

His Tune Book of shape-note hymns and anthems memorialized this distinctive sacred singing of the Brothertow...

September 27, 2018

Greg Elsen and Janet Dangler join the Calumet and Cross Board.

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