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Indigenous history



  • How Bad History Feeds Far-Right Fantasies

    by Thomas Lecaque

    A fellow medievalist argues that Jeff Fynn-Paul failed to read or understand the historical literature before writing a controversial recent essay exculpating Europeans for mass death in the course of colonialism.



  • Settler Fantasies, Televised

    by Hannah Manshell

    The genre of house hunting and home improvement shows involve contestants claiming the prerogatives of owning property, which has historically been allotted to white people at the expense of the indigenous in several societies. 



  • Puerto Rico earthquakes imperil island’s indigenous heritage

    by Jorge L. Chinea

    Many indigenous ruins lie along the shore, where ancient settlements thrived. A relatively new wave of researchers are only beginning to explore these endangered places, rediscovering the ancient relics, statues, stone engravings and paintings created and used by the Taíno people.


  • Why We Need Better Children's History Books

    by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    Assembling a coherent narrative that inspires students to image a different world is much more complicated than a Wikipedia search. Teachers can only carry out this task if they have access to narrative histories that are decolonized.