Native America Episodes

November 04, 2021

214. Weaponizing Settlement in Nova Scotia with Dr. Alexandra Montgomery

Although you might not realize it, in the years before the American Revolution, Nova Scotia was all the rage. People concocted various schemes to settle it, and the British government saw it as one of the keys to its new visi...

Canada American Revolution Native America Great Britain

September 22, 2021

211. Revitalizing Myaamia Language and Culture with George Ironstrack (Summer Repeat)

In the eighteenth century, the Myaamia people inhabited what are now parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. More commonly known in English as the Miami, the Myaamia figure prominently in the early history of the Uni...

Native America Society & Culture Digital History Early Republic

June 10, 2021

203. Planting the World of Plymouth Plantation with Dr. Carla Gardina Pestana

Plymouth Plantation occupies a powerful place in American national memory. Think of the First Thanksgiving in 1621; Englishmen escaping religious persecution; the rock marking the alleged spot where settlers first landed; and...

Colonial America Religion Public Memory Early America Native America

October 08, 2020

179. Revitalizing Myaamia Language and Culture with George Ironstrack

In the eighteenth century, the Myaamia people inhabited what are now parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin. More commonly known in English as the Miami, the Myaamia figure prominently in the early history of the Uni...

Native America Oral History Early America Society & Culture

July 16, 2020

167. Reconstructing the Indian World of George Washington with Colin Calloway

Week 3 of our summer hiatus is another opportunity to bring you a fascinating look at early America courtesy of some of our recent live stream programming. On today’s show, we bring you Library Executive Director Kevin Butter...

Native America George III Early America George Washington