Bibliography of Pocumtuck Heritage

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Bruchac, M. M., & Hart, S. M. (2012). Materiality and Autonomy in the Pocumtuck Homeland. Archaeologies, 8(3), 293–312. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11759-012-9206-z

Bruchac, M. M. (2011). Revisiting Pocumtuck History in Deerfield: George Sheldon’s Vanishing Indian Act. Historical Journal of Massachusetts, 39(1-2), 1–27.

Hart, Siobhan M. (2015). Digging and Destruction: Artifact Collecting as Meaningful Social Practice. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 21(4), 318-335.

Hart, S. M. (2009). High stakes: A poly-communal archaeology of the Pocumtuck Fort, Deerfield, Massachusetts. University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Retrieved from http://scholarworks.umass.edu/open_access_dissertations/11/

Hart, Siobhan M. 2012 Decolonizing through Heritage Work in the Pocumtuck Homeland of Northeastern North America. In Decolonizing Indigenous Histories at the “Prehistoric/Colonial” Intersection in Archaeology, ed. M. Oland, S. Hart, and L. Frink, pp. 86-109. Tucson: University of Arizona Press

Arthur S Keene and Elizabeth S Chilton. (1995) “Toward an Archaeology of the Pocumtuck Homeland: Critical Archaeology and the UMass Archaeological Field School” Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Minneapolis, MN. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chilton_elizabeth/1/

 

Selected relevant works:

Brooks, Lisa 2008 The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

Bruchac, Margaret M. 2005 Earthshapers and Placemakers: Algonkian Indian Stories and the Landscape. In Indigenous Archaeologies: Decolonizing Theory and Practice, edited by C. Smith and H.M. Wobst, pp. 56-80.  Routledge, London.

Haefeli, Evan and Kevin Sweeney

2006 Captive Histories: English, French, and Native Narratives of the 1704 Deerfield Raid. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA.

2003 Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield. University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA.

Lightfoot, Kent G. 1995 Culture Contact Studies: Redefining the Relationship between Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology. American Antiquity 60(2):199-217.

Loren, Diana DiPaolo 2007 In Contact: Bodies and Spaces in the Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Eastern Woodlands. AltaMira Press.

Melvoin, Richard I. 1989 New England Outpost: War and Society in Colonial Deerfield. W. W. Norton & Company, New York.

Nassaney, Michael S. 2000 Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Tandem: Interpreting Native American Ritual, Ideology and Gender Relations in Contact-Period Southern New England. In Interpretations of Native North American Life: Material Contributions to Ethnohistory, edited by M. Nassaney and E. Johnson, pp. 412-431. University Press of Florida, Gainseville.

O’Brien, Jean M. 2010 Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians Out of Existence in New England. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

Ouden, Amy E. Den 2005 Beyond Conquest: Native Peoples and the Struggle for History in New England. University of Nebraska Press.

Paynter, Robert 2002 Time in the Valley: Narratives about Rural New England. Current Anthropology 43:S85-S101.

Thomas, Peter Allen 1979 In the Maelstrom of Change: The Indian Trade and Cultural Process in the Middle Connecticut River Valley, 1635-1665. Garland Publishing, New York.

 

 

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