Category Archives: Disease

Karen Coody Cooper

Cooper, Karen Coody. They Have Seized Upon Our Country: The Wangunk of Wethersfield. n.d.

Although Cooper does not specifically discuss the Massacoe, she shares a history of the Connecticut River Valley natives. The author’s most relevant points deal with disease at the time of native-settler contact, and its toll on the native population. Cooper finds her information from letters, journals, reports, etc.