From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

Denise I. Bossy has fifteen years of experience as a historian studying the early Native South. She is the editor of The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina (Nebraska, 2018).   American Indian History is Local History I am a local … Continue reading From the Desk of Denise I. Bossy: American Indian History is Local History

From the Desk of Lina del Castillo: “Colonial Legacies” of Latin America

Lina del Castillo is an assistant professor of history and Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Crafting a Republic for the World Scientific, Geographic, and Historiographic Inventions of Colombia (June 2018).   For generations, … Continue reading From the Desk of Lina del Castillo: “Colonial Legacies” of Latin America

Excerpt: Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico

The following is an excerpt from Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico (February 2018) by Jun U. Sunseri.  From Chapter 4: Hearthscape Tools Scraping a bit of beans from the edge of her wooden spoon, Eufemia had just … Continue reading Excerpt: Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico