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What You Need To Read, June 2022

It has been a brutal couple of weeks. The news is all bad. Fires are burning in the west and its still early. But at least our brothers and sisters working in the field of Native American history are remaining productive. This is your latest quarterly bibliography of stuff that I think is worth your attention. Please note, about 2/3 of the way down this list, that the third edition of Native America, co-authored this time with Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich, will be released this fall.

Barnes, Benjamin J. and Stephen Warren, Replanting Cultures: Community-Engaged Scholarship in Indian Country, (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2022).

Bennett, Cheryl Redhorse. Our Fight Has Just Begun: Hate Crimes and Justice in Native America, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2022)

Bentley, Matthew and John Bloom, The Imperial Gridiron: Manhood, Civilization and Football at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2022).

Berthelette, Scott. “’Les Scioux n’étoient bons qu’a manger’: LaColle and the Anisinaabeg-Dakota War, 1730-1742,” Ethnohistory, 69 (No. 1, 2022), 1-27.

Blansett, Kent and Cathleen D. Cahill, Indian Cities: Histories of Indigenous Urbanization, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2022).

Bold, Christine. “Vaudeville Indians” on Global Circuits, 1880s to 1930s, (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2022).

Burge, Daniel J. “Genocidal Jesting: The ‘Comic Indian” in US Popular Culture, 1850-1900,” Pacific Historical Review, 91 (Spring 2022), 163-189.

Chakraborty, Tuhin. “Michigan Indian Education Before and After 1934: From Oppression to Neglect,” Michigan Historical Review, 48 (Spring 2022), 63-80.

Daggar, Lori J. Cultivating Empire: Capitalism, Philanthropy and the Negotiation of American Imperialism in Indian Country, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022).

DeJong, David H. Paternalism to Partnership: The Administration of Indian Affairs, 1786-2021, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2022).

Erlandson, Jon, Robert L. DeLong, and Kelly M. Robertson, “Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) bones from a 5850 Year Old Shell Midden on San Miguel Island, California, USA,” Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology, 17 (January-March 2022), 142-151.

Feller, Laura J. Being Indigenous in Jim Crow Virginia: Powhatan People and the Color Line, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2022).

Geiger, Andrea. Converging Empires: Citizens and Subjects in the North Pacific Borderlands, 1867-1945, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022).

Hill, James L. Creek Internationalism in an Age of Revolution, 1763-1818, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2022).

Hodge, Adam. “Tradition, Sovereignty and Conservation: The Controversy Surrounding the Wind River Indian Reservation Game Code,” Western Historical Quarterly, 52 (Winter 2021), 369-391.

Huebner, Karin L. “’Brother, after this conduct, Can You Blame Me?’: The Echo of Native American Memory of the 1782 Massacre at Gnadenhutten,” Journal of the Early Republic, 42 (Spring 2022), 1-30.

Hugill, David. Settler Colonial City: Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2021).

Iati, Noelle Marie. “’The Doors of Immorality were Set Wide Open by State Authority’: Violence Against Indigenous Women in the Jacksonian Southeast, 1830-1840,” Essays in History 54 (2022), 1-25.

Jurss, Jacob. “Relations Across the Lands: Ojibwe and Dakota Interactions in the Indigenous Borderlands of the Western Great Lakes,” America Indian Quarterly, 45 (Fall 2021), 307-335.

Kelton, Paul. “Pandemic Injustice: Irish Immigrant, Enslaved African American, and Choctaw Experiences with Cholera in 1832,” Journal of Southern History, 88 (February 2022), 73-110.

Kruer, Matthew. Time of Anarchy: Indigenous Power and the Crisis of Colonialism in Early America, (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2021).

Krupat, Arnold. From the Boarding Schools: Apache Indian Students Speak, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2023).

Lambert, Valerie. Native Agency: Indians in the Bureau of Indian Affairs, (St. Paul: University of Minnesota Press, 2022).

McGrath, Ann, Laura Rademaker and Jakelin Troy, eds., Everywhen: Australia and the Language of Deep History, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2023).

Meadows, William C. “Kiowa at the Battle of the Washita, 27 November 1868,” Ethnohistory, 68 (October 2021), 519-545.

Meyer, Sabine N. Native Removal Writing: Narratives of Peoplehood, Politics and Law, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2022).

Morrow, Julie. “Adapting Against Assimilation: Recovering Anishinaabe Student Writings in Carlisle Indian School Periodicals, 1904-1918,” Australasian Journal of American Studies, 40 (December 2021), 71-101.

Oberg, Michael Leroy and Peter Jakob Olsen-Harbich, Native America: A History, 3rd ed., (Malden, MA: Wiley, 2022).

Odle, Mairin. Under the Skin: Tattoos, Scalps, and the Contested Language of Bodies in Early America, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022).

Oskison, John M. Unconquerable: The Story of John Ros, Chief of the Cherokees, 1828-1866, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2022).

Pawlicki, Sarah. “’I hear that God Saith Work’: Wunnampuhtogig and Puritans Laboring for Grace in Massachusetts, 1643-1653,” Early American Studies, 20 (Spring 2022), 189-214.

Pigeon, Emilie and Carolyn Podruchny, “Bannock Diplomacy: How Metis Women Fought Battles and Made Peace in North Dakota, 1850s-1870s,” Ethnohistory 69 (Issue 1, 2022), 29-52.

Radding, Cynthia. Bountiful Deserts: Sustaining Indigenous Worlds in Northern New Spain, (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2022).

Richwine, Lindsay. “Comity at the Crossroads: How Friendships between Moravian and Native Women Sustained the Moravian Mission at Shamokin, 1745-1755,” Pennsylvania History 89 (Winter 2022), 1-29.

Simpson, Leanne Betasamosake, Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies, (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2022).

Smith, A. Lynn. Memory Wars: Settlers and Natives Remember Washington’s Sullivan Expedition of 1779, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2023).

Smithers, Gregory D. Reclaiming Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal, and Sovereignty in Native America, (Boston: Beacon, 2022).

Snyder, Christina. “Many Removals: Re-evaluating the Arc of Indigenous Dispossession,” Journal of the Early Republic, 41 (Winter 2021), 1-29.

Vaught, Sabina, Bryan McKinley, Jones Brayboy, and Jeremiah Chin. The School Prison Trust, (St. Paul: University of Minnesota Press, 2022).

Weaver, Jace and Laura Adams Weaver, Red Clay, 1835: Cherokee Removal and the Meaning of Sovereignty, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022).

Wright, Miller Shores. “Matrilineal Management: How Creek Women and Matrilineages Shaped Distinct Forms of Racialized Slavery in Creek Country at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century,” Journal of Southern History, 88 (February 2022), 39-72.