Browsed by
Tag: Scholarship

What You Need To Read, June 2019

What You Need To Read, June 2019

Anderson, Gary Clayton. Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, The Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019). Arnott, Sigrid and David L. Maki., “Forts on Burial Mounds: Interlocked Lanscapes of Mourning and Colonialism at the Dakota-Settler Frontier, 1860-1876,” Historical Archaeology, 53 (March 2019) 153-169. Barman, Jean. Iroquois in the West, (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2019). Beck, David R. M. Unfair Labor: American Indians and the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, (Lincoln:…

Read More Read More

A New Chapter

A New Chapter

            Last fall I gave a number of talks on the Onondagas’ experience as students at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania.  This weekend, I will participate in a roundtable discussion at the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era in Atlanta where I will share some of my thoughts on the Onondagas’ experiences during the American Revolution. I have been working on a history of the Onondagas for a number of years, and have a ton of reading left to do….

Read More Read More

What You Need to Read, June 2018

What You Need to Read, June 2018

It’s that time of the year again.  Let me know if you think I missed something that I ought to have included.  It is summer break, and I hope you find something here you can use.   Allard, Seth. Guided By the Spirits: The Meanings of Life, Death, and Youth Suicide in an Ojibwa Community, (New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2018). Alt, Susan M. Cahokia’s Complexities: Ceremonies and Politics of the First Mississippian Farmers, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press,…

Read More Read More

What You Need To Read, December 2017

What You Need To Read, December 2017

Back with the final “What You Need To Read” in Native American history for the year.  These are all recent additions to my “Must See” list. If I have missed anything that you have found particularly rewarding or valuable, or if you would like one of your works to be included on the list, feel free to drop me a line and I will catch you next time. Lisa Brooks, Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War,…

Read More Read More

What You Need to Read

What You Need to Read

One of the challenges of producing a textbook in Native American History is keeping up with the enormous volume of scholarship my colleagues in history, anthropology, and archaeology produce.  It is an exciting time to work in this field, precisely because of the high quality of so much of this work.  I regularly check the tables of contents in Ethnohistory, Southern Indian Studies, American Indian Quarterly, and a host of other journals.  But here is a list of some of…

Read More Read More

css.php