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De-Centering Expertise in Public Archaeology: Promises and Perils from the Great Bay Archaeological Survey (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Meghan C.L. Howey.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Public Archaeology in New Hampshire: Museum and University Research" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Great Bay Archaeological Survey (GBAS) explores early colonial settlements in the Great Bay Estuary (1620-1750 AD). Public and community are buzzwords in conversations around the future of archaeology because there is a sense we must have real buy-in from the broader public to remain relevant. However,...


Moving beyond Cowboys and Indians: Rethinking Colonial Dichotomies into Messy "Frontiers" (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Andrew Agha. Jon Marcoux.

As part of its etymological "baggage," the term "frontier" evokes thoughts of action and excitement, conquering the unknown, and transforming the untamed and uncivilized into the managed and controlled. In North American colonial contexts this perspective privileges the experiences of European, colonizers at the interpretive expense of the multitude of other social actors (e.g., enslaved Africans, women, Native Americans) whose practices equally constituted the colonial project. In our paper, we...


Pequot Cultural Entanglement During the Pequot War: Moving beyond an "assumed, realized, or imminent expression of European domination" (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only William A. Farley.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Perspectives from the Study of Early Colonial Encounter in North America: Is it time for a “revolution” in the study of colonialism?" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. This paper explores the nature of cultural change and continuity during the earliest colonial period (ca. 1615-1637) in southern New England. Intercultural exchange between Europeans and Native people in the region is believed to have brought...


Power in Numbers: Reconstructing Provenience Through an Investigation of 283,000 Beads (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Melanie S Lerman.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Beyond Ornamentation: New Approaches to Adornment and Colonialism" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Schumacher Collection, which was excavated in 1877 from Santa Catalina Island off the coast of Los Angeles, contains approximately 283,000 shell and glass beads that lack provenience data. While beads are often examined through a framework of personal adornment and identity construction, antiquated...


Taraco Pensinula Archaeological Survey
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Systematic Survey of about 98 km2 of the Taraco Peninsula in Bolivia, conducted in the late 1990s.


What do volunteers get out of it anyway?: Volunteers’ Views of Public Archaeology in the Great Bay Archaeological Survey (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Emily Mierswa.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Public Archaeology in New Hampshire: Museum and University Research" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. The Great Bay Archaeological Survey (GBAS) runs a six-week field program each summer that draws students as well as community member volunteers from across New England. Run in collaboration with the New Hampshire State Conservation and Rescue Archaeology Program (SCRAP), GBAS offers community members an...