Announcement: Mapping Maine (A Bicentennnial Exhibition) (September 2020-March 2021)

I am very pleased to announce the opening of

Mapping Maine: The Land and Its Peoples, 1677–1842

An exhibition to mark Maine statehood—in a divorce from Massachusetts—on 15 March 1820.

An opening talk (free) will be held online on Saturday 12 September 2020 at 3pm (Eastern). Please register at EventBrite.

My Easton book is finally published

To any SHEAR “old-timers” who might remember me from back in the `90s, any scholars interested in Black, Native American, or “racially ambiguous” abolitionists and anti-racism activists of the eras late colonial, antebellum, post-Reconstruction and early 20th century, James Easton, Hosea Easton, Benjamin F. Roberts, and William Edgar Easton:

Re: Native American Archaeological Sites in New England (looking for resources)

I can suggest the following literature:

Kerber, Jordan E., ed. 2006. Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Native Peoples and Archaeology in the Northeastern United States. Lincoln, NE, London, UK: University of Nebraska Press.

You could also contact the archaeological division of the National Park Service and Plimouth Plantation.

Best, Renate Bartl

Native American Archaeological Sites in New England (looking for resources)

I am an AmeriCorps service member and currently work at an environmental nonprofit in southeastern Massachusetts. As part of my service work, I am collaborating with local Wampanoag groups so as to infuse the nonprofit's conservation mission with indigenous knowledge. One of the groups I'm working with, called the Indigenous Resources Collaborative (IRC), is embarking on an endeavor that involves correlating historical Wampanoag cultural artifacts they have in their possession (for use in an educational exhibit) with native archaeological sites in Massachusetts.

Wampanoag Archaeology (resources needed)

I am an AmeriCorps service member and currently work at an environmental nonprofit in southeastern Massachusetts. As part of my service work, I am collaborating with local Wampanoag groups so as to infuse the nonprofit's conservation mission with indigenous knowledge. One of the groups I'm working with, called the Indigenous Resources Collaborative (IRC), is embarking on an endeavor that involves correlating historical Wampanoag cultural artifacts they have in their possession (for use in an educational exhibit) with native archaeological sites in Massachusetts.

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