Samson Occom Day

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 get to know a little more about Reverend Occom. Not sure where to start? Here are some ideas:

 

Calumet and Cross hosts a book club every Wednesday evening. We are reading Samson Occom, and the Christian Indians of New England by William DeLoss Love. Please contact us if you are interested in joining.

 

Occom’s first publication - 

A Sermon Preached at the Execution of Moses Paul

 

Read journal entries and letters written by Occom – Dartmouth’s The Occom Circle

 

Samson Occom Day Post - The Life of the Brothertown Indians Blog

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