Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration

“Deftly weaves historic records and archaeological research through an Indigenous lens to create a well-crafted story of the Nipmuc of New England. Through this lens, the reader will better recognize the struggles Indigenous people faced in colonial America as well as the struggles they continue to face as they try to reestablish their sovereign relationships … Continue reading Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration

The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

“This wide-ranging volume provides a fresh, innovative contribution to pre-contact and contact-era studies in the southeastern United States.”—Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization in Historic America “Provides a thought-provoking synthesis of changes in native landscapes of the Southeast in the colonial era, from selective micro-histories to large-scale regional and even … Continue reading The Archaeology of Southeastern Native American Landscapes of the Colonial Era

Fort St. Joseph Revealed

“Details over two decades of community archaeology at one of the most important French colonial forts of the Great Lakes region. Nassaney and his collaborators employ documentary and material perspectives to bring to life this strategic place, presenting new, thought-provoking information to those interested in colonial history and French and American Indian heritage.”—Douglas C. Wilson, … Continue reading Fort St. Joseph Revealed

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