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NOW COMES John Alexander Dickinson and duly swears upon oath as follows:
1. I, John A. Dickinson, am a full Professor of History at the Universite de Montreal located in Quebec, Canada.
2. I obtained my Ph.D. in History from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, in 1977, where I concentrated on the history of New France.
3. I have researched and written books and articles on the history of New France (Quebec) in the 17th, 18th and early 19th centuries. My research has focused on the interactions between Amerindians and Europeans and the socioeconomic history of the 17th and 18th centuries. As I am fluent in both French and English, I have written and published works in both languages.
4. I have taught courses at the university level on the history of preindustrial Canada to 1850, the early history of New France (Quebec), Native history, and early historiography.
5. A true and accurate copy of my curriculum vitae listing my professional experience and publications is attached as Attachment A.
6. I have reviewed pages 1 through 70 of the historical narrative of the "Petition for Federal Recognition as an American Indian Tribe submitted to the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the Abenaki Nation of Vermont dated October 1982," along with Appendices A [Robertson's Lease], B [the Case of Capt. Louis Outalmagouin], and C [Iroquois Land Claims to Vermont] to that petition.
7. Upon request of the Vermont Attorney General's Office, I reviewed those documents for general accuracy. In addition I addressed the following questions: Did Abenaki Indians leave Vermont around the time of the American Revolution, or did they go into hiding within the state? From 1791 to 1840, was
8. I prepared a report containing my opinion on the issues in paragraph 7. That report is attached hereto as Attachment B.
9. I also prepared an addendum to the report, specifically addressing the relationship between the Abenaki at St. Francis and Mississquoi. That addendum is attached hereto as Attachment C.
10. Both the report and the addendum in Attachments B and C are based on my extensive knowledge of the history of New France and New England in the 17th through early 19th centuries, my professional research in those areas, and my review of the documents listed in paragraph 6 above.
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