What You Need To Read, June 2021

I hope you all are settling into your summer routines, and that this summer is better for you than last year. Here is your quarterly bibliography of new and interesting work I will be consulting as I work with Peter Olsen-Harbich to revise and produce a third edition of Native America.

Anderson, Mark R.  Down the Warpath to the Cedars: Indians’ First Battles in the Revolution, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2021).

Baumgartner, Alice L. “The Massacre at Gracias a Dios: Mobility and Violence on the Lower Rio Grande, 1821-1856,” Western Historical Quarterly, 52 (Spring 2021), 35-58.

Boxell, Mark.  “From Native Sovereignty to an Oilman’s State: Land, Race, and Petroleum in Indian Territory and Oklahoma,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 20 (April 2021), 216-233.

Burch, Susan.  Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and Beyond Institutions, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021).

Cevasco, Carla.  “’Nothing Which Hunger Will Not Devour’: Disgust and Sustenance in the Northeastern Borderlands,” Early American Studies, 19 (Spring 2021), 264-293.

Conrad, Paul.  The Apache Diaspora: Four Centuries of Displacement and Survival. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021).


Cothran, Boyd.  “Between Civilization and Savagery: How Reconstruction Era Frederal Indian Policy Led to the Indian Wars,” Western Historical Quarterly, 52 (Summer 2021), 167-188.

Eustace, Nicole.  Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America, (New York: Liveright, 2021).

Fisher, Dennis Leo.  “War, Wampum, and Recognition: Algonquin Transborder Political Activism during the Early Twentieth Century, 1919-1931,” American Indian Quarterly, 45 (Winter 2021), 56-79.

Harjo, Joy.  Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry, (New York: Norton, 2021).

Helfrich, Joel T. “No More Nations within Nations: Indigenous Sovereignty after the End of Treaty Making in 1871,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 20 (April 2021).

Jones, Charlotte.  “Conveyors of Creolization: Animal Husbandry Practices in Louisiana, 1716-1822,” Louisiana History, 62 (Winter 2021), 33-60.

Kane, Katie.  “Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Resistance in the Age of Big Oil: Corwin Clairont’s Two-Headed Arrow/The Tar Sands Project,” American Indian Quarterly, 45 (Spring 2021), 152-195.

Kantrowitz, Stephen.  “Jurisdiction, Civilization, and the Ends of Native American Citizenship: The View from 1866,” Western Historical Quarterly, 52 (Summer 2021), 189-208.

Kassabaum, Megan C.  A History of Platform Mound Ceremonialism: Finding Meaning in Elevated Ground, (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2021).

Keeler, Jacqueline.  Standoff: Standing Rock, the Bundy Movement, and the America Story of Sacred Lands, (Salt Lake City: Torrey House Press, 2021).

King, Farina, Michael P. Taylor and James Swenson, eds., Returning Home: Diné Creative Works from the Intermountain Indian School, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2021).

LaCombe, Michael A. “’To the End that You May Better Perceive these Things to be True’: Credibility and Ralph Hamor’s True Discourse of the Present Estate of Virginia,” Early American Studies, 19 (Spring 2021), 294-321.

Mantegani, Joseph.  “Slouching Towards Autonomy: Reenvisioning Tribal Jurisdiction, Native American Autonomy, and Violence Against Women in Indian Country,” Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 111 (Spring 2021), 315-350.

Moats, Sandra.  Navigating Neutrality: Early American Governance in the Turbulent Atlantic, (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2021).

Oberg, Michael Leroy.  “The Way Things Matter,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, 20 (April 2021), 330-332.

Owens, Robert M.  “Indian Wars” and the Struggle for Eastern North America, 1763-1842, (New York: Routledge, 2021).

Peeples, Matthew A. Connected Communities: Networks, Identity, and Social Change in the Ancient Cibola World, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2021).

Pesantubbee, Michelene E., Native Foodways: Indigenous North American Religious Traditions and Foods, (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2021).

Reid, Gerald F.  Chief Thunderwater: An Unexpected Indian in Unexpected Places, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2021)

Strang, Cameron.  “Pursuing Knowledge, Surviving Empire: Indigenous Explorers in the Removal Era,” William and Mary Quarterly, 78 (April 2021), 281-312

Taylor, Alan.  American Republics: A Continental History of the United States, 1783-1850, (New York: Norton, 2021).

Toler, Lorraine Updike. “The Missing Indian Affairs Clause,” University of Chicago Law Review, 88 (March 2021), 413-486.

Tsukada, Hiroyuki.  “Powhatan and the Fate of the Lost Colonists of Roanoke: Decoding William Strachey’s Imaginary Geography,” North Carolina Historical Review, 98 (January 2021), 42-64.

Wickman, Thomas. “Our Best Places: Gender, Food Sovereignty, and Mianotonomi’s Kin on the Connecticut River,” Early American Studies, 19 (Spring 2021), 215-263.

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