Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sunsh Nipamu (west of Kinkiyungkwallak)

 "sunś nipámu (‘marker stone’ Narragansett, Harris and Robinson 2015:140, viz. sunś, ‘stone,’ nipawu ‘stand up,’ Mohegan Nation 2004:100, 83) 


"This free-stading Sunsh Nipamu (west of Kinkiyungkwallak)
 is just under 2m tall, over 1/3m wide, with ancient lichens covering its top."

A Quantitative Assessment of Stone Relics in a Western Massachusetts Town
copyright 2017, Rolf Cachat-Schilling (2016 Massachusetts Archaeological Society)

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