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Indigenous People

Repatriation and the work of decolonization

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Editors’ Note: This is the third in a series of reflective posts written by winners of awards given out at the NCPH 2019 annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut. Chip Colwell received the NCPH Book Award for Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2017). Read More

Repairing Hartford’s indigenous past

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Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of pieces focused on Hartford and its regional identity which will be posted before and during the NCPH annual meeting in Hartford, Connecticut in March.

In 1999, when I was a fairly new associate professor at Central Connecticut State University, the editor of Connecticut History, Professor Bob Asher at the University of Connecticut, asked me if I knew of any interesting documents that might help increase the appeal of the journal. Read More