Tag: Indigenous

The Once and Future Moundbuilders

The Once and Future Moundbuilders

Christina Snyder
Cancer Alley

Cancer Alley

Monique Michelle Verdin
The Original Southerners

The Original Southerners

Malinda Maynor Lowery
Unsettling Histories of the South

Unsettling Histories of the South

Angela Hudson, with paintings by Hatty Ruth Miller

Going beyond a call to simply add more Indians to studies of the region, the essay urges a reconceptualization of time, place, and power, such as expanding the temporal frame and grappling with tensions between and among American Indians, African Americans, and others in the South. Despite tremendous advances in the field with respect to analyses of race and gender, a significant blind spot remains with regard to Native American history and the stakes of ignoring it include extending the project of settler colonialism.

We Are Here

We Are Here

Meredith L. McCoy

At 7:00 a.m., the first students arrive at the gym. Sleepy but excited, they begin setting up, making sure there are chairs for dancers and tables for vendors, organizations, and T-shirts. Finally, it’s powwow weekend. It will be hours until the singers and dancers show up, but the vendors are already here, having left home early in the morning to sell their jewelry, leatherwork, and shawls. Warm-ups and grand entry are about to begin, and these are the last quiet moments before conversations, drums, jingles, and singing announce to the campus community: this is us. We are here.

What’s in a Seal?

What’s in a Seal?

Denise E. Bates
Maya from the Margins

Maya from the Margins

Southern Cultures
Deerskins and Duffels: The Creek Indian Trade with Anglo-America, 1685-1815 by Kathryn E. Holland Braund (Review)

Deerskins and Duffels: The Creek Indian Trade with Anglo-America, 1685-1815 by Kathryn E. Holland Braund (Review)

Peter H. Wood
The Cherokee Princess in the Family Tree

The Cherokee Princess in the Family Tree

John Shelton Reed
Columbus Meets Pocahontas in the American South

Columbus Meets Pocahontas in the American South

Theda Perdue