Saturday, May 13, 2006

The sculpture pictured below was created by the famous artist Cyrus E. Dallin and it is titled Menotomy Indian Hunter. It stands in tribute to the First Nation of the Mystic Valley. It can be found in Robbins Park between the Robbins Library and Town Hall in Arlington, MA.

The earliest name for the Town of Arlington, MA was the Village of Menotomy. Obviously an Algonquian word, for more than 100 years it was believed that Menotomy meant, "swiftly flowing water." For more than 100 years people had it wrong.

You can read the booklet in PDF format titled The True Meaning Of Menotomy by author Jim Porter at this link:

The booklet includes an explanation of how and why people got the translation wrong, and an in-depth explanation of what the word actually means. Also included is a timeline of the First Nation of the Mystic Valley as related to the land owned by the last Queene of Misticke, the Squaw Sachem of the Pawtucket.


Kenny Blotto said...

Thanx 4 that great (pdf) read!!
Jeff in RI

agn1rac1z1 said...

The two on line casino video games that are be} hardest to win also occur to be two of the most popular video games to play. They're simple to know and require little to no skill, so lots of people play, making lots of cash for the casinos. Note that even the on line casino video games with the best odds of successful still have odds that may trigger you to win lower than half the time. That means to walk away with extra money than you started with, 토토사이트 you want a great quantity of luck. There’s no must pay, register, or jump via hoops.

p3ucrteupv said...

Our China manufacturers & suppliers will provide a full-service to keep you up and operating and meet your unique equipment requirements. If you have an interest in China Metal Fabrication, You might be amazed by the variety of the product decisions such as sheet steel fabrication, sheet steel, steel part. Besides, their competitive & low cost worth of Metal Fabrication manufacturing facility would get you an Women's Ugly Christmas Sweaters edge in your individual market.