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William Apess

William ApessBorn: 31-Jan-1798
Birthplace: Colrain, MA
Died: Apr-1839
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: A Son of the Forest

Military service: War of 1812 (served at least to 1814)

Father: William A. Apes (half Metacom, half white)
Mother: (Pequot, though possibly Candace Apess, a slave)
Wife: Mary Wood (m. 1821)

Author of books:
A Son of the Forest (1829, memoir)
The Experiences of Five Christian Indians of the Pequot Tribe (1833, nonfiction)
Indian Nullification of the Unconstitutional Laws of Massachusetts, Relative to the Marhspee Tribe (1835)
Eulogy on King Philip (1836)
On Our Own Ground (1992, ed. by Barry O'Connell)
A Son of the Forest and Other Writings (1997, ed. by Barry O'Connell)



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