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Epilogue: Some Contemporary Resonances

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This epilogue discusses several aspects of Pacific maritime history and heritage that are manifested in the islands' contemporary cultural milieu. First are regional festivals, as well as revivals of ... More


Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608129_Gerard
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape ... More


Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Ryan Wheeler and Joanna Ostapkowicz (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Frank Hamilton Cushing’s 1896 excavations at Key Marco revealed astonishing carved and painted wooden artifacts rarely seen by archaeologists. Those following in Cushing’s footsteps have assembled a ... More


Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Ben Finney

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the summer of 1985, a mostly Hawai'ian crew set out aboard Hōkūle'a, a reconstructed ancient double canoe, to demonstrate what skeptics had steadfastly denied: that their ancestors, sailing in ... More


Home to a New World: Ostenaco’s American Revolution

Kate Fullagar

in The Warrior, the Voyager, and the Artist: Three Lives in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243062
eISBN:
9780300249279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243062.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In late 1762, Ostenaco returns to a changing Appalachia. The chapter narrates the second half of his life, detailing his adventures with home life, war, land cession, and much else. The year 1763 ... More


Economics and Exchange: Manifestations of Wealth Finance

Lynn H. Gamble

in The Chumash World at European Contact: Power, Trade, and Feasting Among Complex Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254411
eISBN:
9780520942684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254411.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Chumash economic network and its organization of power, which was considered integral to the system. It first looks at the contexts of exchange, which normally included ... More


Experimental Voyaging*

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter suggests the case that it would have enabled canoes in Polynesia to sail much better than Andrew Sharp and other critics allowed. Long voyages to windward made by tacking directly ... More


Cultural Revival

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explains that the purpose in building Hōkūle'a and then sailing her to Tahiti was actually twofold. In addition to resolving issues about seafaring in Polynesia, the canoe and the voyage ... More


Voyage to Aotearoa

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a sailing chronicle designed to illuminate the main problem that canoe voyagers leaving any of the islands of central East Polynesia would have faced in voyaging to Aotearoa: that of ... More


Putting Voyaging Back into Polynesian Prehistory

Ben Finney

in Voyage of Rediscovery: A Cultural Odyssey through Polynesia

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520080027
eISBN:
9780520913059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520080027.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The role of the experimental voyages of Hōkūle'a in this rethinking about voyaging in Polynesia and prehistory has been to provide information and insights on the performance of voyaging canoes and ... More


Canoe Caching at Transit Points: Inferring Florida’s Ancient Navigation Routes Using Archaeology and Ethnohistory

Julia B. Duggins

in Iconography and Wetsite Archaeology of Florida's Watery Realms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400783
eISBN:
9781683401056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400783.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter by Julia B. Duggins examines one of the most frequently asked questions that followed the discovery of over 100 ancient dugout canoes in Newnans Lake (Lake Pithlachocco) near ... More


“half war half peace”: the American Revolution in Cherokee Country

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The onset of the American Revolution forced the Cherokees to engage in the conflict, and the result was far from unanimous. Although nearly all of the Cherokees were embittered by continual land ... More


Spartina, Mon Amour

Scott Huler

in A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648286
eISBN:
9781469648309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648286.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In this chapter, Huler canoes along a path similar to one Lawson took around the South Carolina coast. Huler discovers the environment and scenery of Lawson’s journey along the salted marsh rife with ... More


A Bed in Bath, and Beyond

Scott Huler

in A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648286
eISBN:
9781469648309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648286.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In this chapter, Huler reflects on Lawson’s adventures with the Indians, the danger of canoeing, and Lawson’s book. First, Huler comes across the Tar River where Lawson had spent a night with the ... More


Caught between Two Fires: The Catawba and the Cherokee Choose Sides in the American Revolution

James MacDonald

in North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter contrasts the experience in the American Revolution of the Cherokee, the most important tribe in the Carolinas, with that of the Catawba, a much smaller group that was one of the few ... More


Protesting the “Perfect City”: Reorganizing Native Memoryscapes across Greater Boston

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter follows Native and Euro-American communities in eastern Massachusetts through the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, examining a series of commemorations and counterprotests that ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the expedition's stop—a long one—at Lanier Falls, just above Raven Rock. They pull in above the falls, run the chute over and over, and surf the hydraulic in Ethan's unloaded ... More


Homes and Crafts

Robert J. Hommon

in The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a Political Society

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199916122
eISBN:
9780199332823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916122.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Hawaiian commoners manufactured virtually all necessities including houses, tools, fishing gear, containers, kapa (bark-cloth), and woven mats, as well as most of the feather cloaks and other wealth ... More


Northwest Siberia

Peter Jordan

in Technology as Human Social Tradition: Cultural Transmission among Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276925
eISBN:
9780520958333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276925.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on microscale evolution in material-culture traditions in Northwest Siberia. It examines how technological traditions are propagated within populations, exploring how individuals ... More


Pacific Northwest Coast

Peter Jordan

in Technology as Human Social Tradition: Cultural Transmission among Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276925
eISBN:
9780520958333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276925.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the extent of cultural coherence and deeper historical congruence in the material-culture traditions of Coast Salish communities on the Pacific northwest coast. Macroscale ... More


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