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Unreflected Absences: Native Americans

Donald W. Shriver, Jr.

in Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

So many “Indians” died in the onslaughts of European colonization, so many were diverted to reservations, and so little attention is paid Indian history in public schools that Americans generally are ... More


“You Called Him Father”: Fictive Kinship and Tributary Alliances in Tsenacommacah/Virginia

Cynthia J. Van Zandt

in Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the strategies that English and Powhatan peoples used to establish their intercultural alliance in Tsenacommacah/Virginia. It focuses particularly on the ways Wahunsonacock ... More


Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, and James Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Virginia 1619 provides an opportunity to reflect on the origins of English colonialism around the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic world. As the essays here demonstrate, Anglo-Americans have been ... More


The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Powhatan Landscape traces the Native past in the Chesapeake from the Algonquian arrival circa A.D. 200 through the rise and fall of the Powhatan chiefdom. Martin D. Gallivan argues that the ... More


Powhatan Legal Claims

Andrew Fitzmaurice

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

This essay concerns the legal claims made by the Powhatan peoples of the Chesapeake against the intrusion of the English at Jamestown in the years from 1606-9. The claims made by the Powhatans ... More


The Power of Powhatan Towns: Socializing Manitou in the Algonquian Chesapeake

Martin D. Gallivan, Christopher J. Shephard, and Jessica A. Jenkins

in The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400462
eISBN:
9781683400684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400462.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter proposes a Powhatan theory of power and suggests links to the archaeology and ethnohistory of towns in the lower Chesapeake. Early colonial-era sources highlight a recurring process ... More


Before 1619

Peter C. Mancall

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Before 1619, the English failed time and again in their efforts to establish colonies in the Western Hemisphere. But, despite the disappointments and loss of capital and human life, a group of ... More


“These Doubtfull Times, between Us and the Indians”: Indigenous Politics and the Jamestown Colony in 1619

James D. Rice (ed.)

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The proceedings of the assembly that convened at Jamestown in late July 1619 reflect the delegates’ central concerns. As one might expect, the Burgesses devoted considerable time to topics such as ... More


Across the Virginian Sea: Contact and Encounter

Audrey Horning

in Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610726
eISBN:
9781469611358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610726.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter challenges the usual comparisons between Irish and New World cultures by focusing upon the complexity of sixteenth-century Native American societies in the eastern North Carolina and ... More


Mapping the Terrain

Martin D. Gallivan and Victor D. Thompson

in The Powhatan Landscape: An Archaeological History of the Algonquian Chesapeake

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062860
eISBN:
9780813051819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062860.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 considers the ways that Virginia Algonquian communities constructed places and made history, beginning with disparate and contradictory representations of the Chesapeake found in ... More


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