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SHEAR conference in Raleigh

Title: Slavery Studies at SHEAR (Society for Historians of the

       Early American Republic)

    Location: North Carolina

    Date: 2015-07-16

    Description: The annual meeting of the Society for Historians of

       the Early American Republic will convene July 16-19, 2015 in

       Raleigh, North Carolina. This years program brings substantive

       attention to the history of slavery in the United States. The

       full program is available here but let me use this post highli


Records of Indian Slaves

Students who have taken my courses at East Carolina know that I have been working for a number of years on a project which has from the beginning borne the name "Lost Indians of Eastern North Carolina."  This project is now in its eighth year and has taken us through map records, the disappearance of the Weapomeoc Indians, the Tuscarora War(s), and into the period of 19th century whenl non-white peoples in North Carolina (including Indians, mulattoes, mestizos, and others of mixed race origins) became classified as "persons of color."