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American Philosophical Society
Header image: Evening sunshine outside the Iñupiat Heritage Center and adjoining Tuzzy Library, May 2017. By Holly Miowak Guise, History Ph.D. graduate Yale University, Digital...
Ian McAlpin
CNAIR Stories: Watt Sam as Natchez Cherokee Collaborator Header image: Watt Sam on his Porch. Lantern Slide by John Reed Swanton. National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian...
Ashton Dunkley
My summer research project with the Native American Scholars Initiative focused on the experiences of Lenape people who remained in their homelands, currently known as...
Mowana Lomaomvaya
When conducting my initial searches in the archives of the American Philosophical Society (APS), I developed an interest in collections related to Carlisle Indian Industrial...
Brian Carpenter
In May of 1712, the Delaware (Lenape) chief Sassoonan was travelling north through eastern Pennsylvania with 12 other member of his nation. The purpose of...
Brian Carpenter
Image above: Studio portrait of George Hunt and Jonathan Hunt , 1920. The manuscripts of George Hunt (1856-1931) are one of the largest and most...
Brian Carpenter
The APS Library and its Center for Native American and Indigenous Research (CNAIR) are pleased to announce the completion of a new Guide to the...
Paul Sutherland
In a letter to colleague John Shepherd in 1997, the linguist, anthropologist and folklorist Dell Hymes wrote: “At the risk of overloading someone who is...