Photograph: Kwinitekw/Connecticut River at French King Bridge, by Christine DeLucia
I value research, teaching, and outreach that connect people, communities, and projects.
Browse the links below to connect with exciting initiatives in and beyond the Northeast. I have contributed to and remain involved with a number of them, and frequently use others in my historical pursuits.
A hub for Native Studies work in the Five College Consortium, featuring academic courses, community-engaged learning, events, and more. In 2017-2018 I am co-chairing this program.
The Kim-Wait/Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature has brought a large array of Native-authored books together for teaching and research, and is in the process of digitizing many of them.
An innovative, collaborative digital humanities project that gathers together and helps interpret important historical documents from the Native Northeast, in order to enhance access and insights for scholars, tribal communities, and the public.
YGSNA is a gathering space and intellectual community focused on Indigenous scholarship, teaching, and tribal engagement at the University.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst and NEH have supported a series of K-12 teacher workshops designed to build capacities in Native American topics.
Developed by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, this center supports research and education on Indigenous topics, including collaborative studies of battlegrounds associated with King Philip's War.
Curators and educators at the Art Museum and Joseph Allen Skinner Museum are energetic partners in object-based research and learning, and supporters of many of my history courses.
A program that helps students build connections between their classroom experiences and internships/careers, in fields that aim to enhance public engagement with the past and its resources.
The John Carter Brown Library at Brown University has been taking steps to enhance its collections' usability for Indigenous Studies, including digitization of Native-language sources.
The American Antiquarian Society has created a digital portal to facilitate access to printed Indigenous sources from the Northeast, with interpretive narratives.
The Mohegan Tribe has collaborated with the "Walk Norwich" initiative to create interpretive signs and digital narratives about vital places connected to the Mohegan community.
Dawnland Voices showcases Indigenous writing and authors from the Northeast--contemporary as well as historical--in print and online formats.