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In his journal Johnston Lykins, a missionary to the Shawnee Indians in Kansas Territory, jotted down verb conjugations for the Shawnee alphabet he had developed while working at the Shawnee Mission. The notes include both singular and plural forms of the verb "to strike" in English and in Shawnee.

Creator: Lykins, Johnston, 1800?-1876
Date: 1842

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This visually-appealing source can be used to demonstrate how missionaries sought to "civilize" native tribes residing in Kansas. Also, because the conjugation includes both the English and the Shawnee, students can compare the two languages.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 210058
Call Number: Johnston Lykins Coll. #421, Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210058

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