Brown Bag Women in the Woods: Crime, Gender, and Community in Colonial New England, 1675-1763 12 August 2015.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Julia James, Syracuse University

This talk will explore Native women who appear in infanticide, domestic violence, and mysterious death cases throughout this period. Algonquian speaking women, though often victims, were also examiners or even perpetrators of crime. Through missionary and criminal records, more is revealed about Native women's community roles and the intercultural relationships formed between Native and English peoples.