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Ethan Knick- A Coming Together: Telling the Story of Women in Early 17th-Century Virginia

Most of the household names associated with 17th-Century Virginia, such as John Smith and Christopher Newport, are predominantly masculine, with the obvious exception of Pocahontas. But dozens of other women, most of whose names have been lost to time, contributed … Continue reading

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Ethan Knick- A Living Thing Stuck in Time: The Revival of Virginia’s Native Algonquian Language

Until recently, scholars considered the language of Virginia Algonquin, or Powhattan, to be long dead. English colonizers who sought to suppress Powhattan culture, especially after the Second Anglo-Powhatan War of 1622 (Horn 2018:162), gradually stifled the language, eventually resulting in … Continue reading

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