Colonialism, Community, and Heritage in Native New England

“A compelling and timely challenge to archaeologists and all heritage professionals whose work articulates with Native community partners. Analyzing the narratives of four contemporary heritage sites in New England, Hart critically identifies deeply entrenched structures of whiteness, state power, and racism that continue to hinder Native sovereignty.”—Katherine Howlett Hayes, coeditor of Rethinking Colonialism: Comparative Archaeological Approaches … Continue reading Colonialism, Community, and Heritage in Native New England

Paddling to Werowocomoco: Powhatan History Before Pocahontas

"I realized that landscape—the spaces where we dwell, the places we recognize, and the pathways in between—offered a way to tie the Werowocomoco excavations to this deep history."   In this special guest post, anthropologist Martin Gallivan tells us about a kayaking adventure with his son that inspired him to write a new book about … Continue reading Paddling to Werowocomoco: Powhatan History Before Pocahontas

The Powhatan Landscape

"A well-written, fresh, and engaging interpretation of two millennia of Virginia Algonquian landscape history, presenting new data and new ideas--a must read."--Stephen Potter, author of Commoners, Tribute, and Chiefs: The Development of Algonquian Culture in the Potomac Valley "Theoretically innovative, richly empirical, and superbly written, this book demonstrates the potential for combining 'new' finds in … Continue reading The Powhatan Landscape

Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

"Portrays the vitality and dynamism of indigenous actors in what is arguably one of the most foundational and central zones in the making of modern world history: the Caribbean."--Maximilian C. Forte, author of Ruins of Absence, Presence of Caribs "Brings together historical analysis and the compelling stories of individuals and families that labored in the … Continue reading Indigenous Passages to Cuba, 1515–1900

Disease and Discrimination

"Fascinating yet sobering, this volume highlights the important role that social and political causes of poverty and poor living conditions, beyond the presence of infectious pathogens themselves, play in disease epidemics and high mortality."--Megan A. Perry, editor of Bioarchaeology and Behavior: The People of the Ancient Near East "Hutchinson effectively argues that disease is not … Continue reading Disease and Discrimination

We Will Always Be Here

"The Southeastern Indian people found their voices in this work. They are alive and well--still on their land!"--Hiram F. Gregory, coauthor of The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present "This collection fills a major void in our understanding of recent southern history by offering a wide-ranging selection of southern Indians a … Continue reading We Will Always Be Here

Thatched Roofs and Open Sides

“Takes us on a journey to the heart and soul of Seminole life—the chickee. Dilley ably navigates archaeology, architecture, and oral history to tell the story of the Seminole house, from its origins, through its persistence in the face of modernization, and ending with a glimpse into the future.”—Ryan Wheeler, director, Robert S. Peabody Museum … Continue reading Thatched Roofs and Open Sides