Tuesday, January 26, 2021: Introduction to Spatial History and Native America
Thursday, January 28, 2021: Indigenous Land, Space, and Place
Exhibit Label #1 Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, February 2, 2021: Indigenous Place Making and Maps
Lisa Brooks, “Prologue: Caskoak, The Place of Peace,” in Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip’s War (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019), 17-23.
Christine M. DeLucia, “Introduction: Placemaking and Memorializing After the Great Watershed,” in Memory Lands: King Philip’s War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast (New Haven: Yale University Press), 1-25.
In class Spatial Project: Lisa Brooks, Our Beloved Kin: Remapping A New History of King Philip’s War.
Thursday, February 4, 2021: Indigenous Landscapes, Web Mapping, and Map Warper
Shannon Mattern, “Gaps in the Map: Why We’re Mapping Everything,” Words in Space (September 18, 2015).
Jennifer Andrella, “The Geospatial West: Georectifying Historical Native American Space,” CHI Initiative, November 21, 2019.
Map Warper Tutorial, Doing Digital history: 2016
In class Spatial Project (s): “Map showing the lands assigned to emigrant Indians west of Arkansas and Missouri,” Library of Congress [and] Jennifer Andrella, Mapping the Upper Missouri: Visualizing Negotiation, Diplomacy, and Culture on the Northern Great Plains, 1801-1853.
Exhibit Label #2 Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, February 9, 2021: Encounter and Settler Colonialism
Thursday, February 11, 2021: Cartography and Maps
Exhibit Label #3 Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2021: Indigenous Movement and Removal
Dunbar-Ortiz, “The Last of the Mohicans and Andrew Jackson’s White Republic,” pg. 95-116.
Oberg, “Relocations and Removes,” 141-170.
Thursday, February 18, 2021: Native American Spatial History and Geographic Information Systems
“How GIS is Being Used to Help Native Americans,” GIS Lounge, November 10, 2014.
Mark Palmer and Robert Rundstrom, “GIS, Internal Colonialism, and the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Vol. 103, No. 5 (2013): 1142-1159.
Peruse the book, Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision-Making, (ESRI Press, 2017). I am not expecting you to read this book, just flip through the digital copy provided on Blackboard and take note of important themes you may see related to GIS, Spatial History, or Native American life and culture.
In class Spatial History project: Claudio Saunt, Invasion of America mapping project.
Exhibit Label #4 Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, February 23, 2021: The Contact Zone and Encounter in the American West
Thursday, February 25, 2021: Space, Place, and Video Games
Exhibit Label #5 Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, March 2, 2021: Violence and Indigenous Resistance
Dunbar-Ortiz, “Indian Country,” 133-161.
Boyd Cothran and Ari Kelman, “How the Civil War Became the Indian Wars,” The New York Times, May 25, 2015.
Megan Kate Nelson, “The Civil War Wasn’t Just About the Union and the Confederacy. Native Americans Played a Role Too,” Time, February 11, 2020.
Gary Gallagher, “Brutal Battles between the U.S. Army and Indians were not considered part of the ‘real war,’” HistoryNet, April 2017.
In class Spatial History project: Preston Le, The U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Thursday, March 4, 2021: Story Maps and Indigenous/White Violence
Tuesday, March 9 , 2021: Reconstruction, Allotment, and Reservation Life
Thursday, March 11, 2021: Spatial Public History
“VI: The Allotment Era and resistance in the Native West,” American Yawp, 44-47.
Ian Frazier, “On the Rez: The writer, an admirer of Indian traditions of freedom and heroism, visits an old friend on the Pine Ridge Reservation, explores the place, and discovers a modern-day Indian hero,” The Atlantic, December, 1999.
In class Spatial History project: Explore these entries on Clio related to the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021: Serving the Nation Abroad: World War 1, World War II, and the Cold War
Oberg, “New Deals and Old Deals,” 249-255.
Olivia B. Waxman, “We Became Warriors Again’: Why World War I was a Surprisingly Pivotal Moment for American Indian History,” Time, November 23, 2018.
Alicia Ault, “The Remarkable and Complex Legacy of Native American Military Service,” Smithsonian Magazine, November 11, 2020.
Dennis Zotigh, “Native Americans Have Always Answered the Call to Serve: National VFW Day 2020,” Smithsonian Magazine, September 29, 2020.
In class Spatial History project: Danna Ball, “Native Americans in the First World War and the Fight for Citizenship,” Library of Congress. Also examine a closer look at map.
Thursday, March 18, 2021: Introduction to Omeka for final project and work day
Final Project Proposal due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, March 23, 2021: The New Deal to Termination
Thursday, March 25, 2021: Knight Lab Exploration
Research Annotations and Argument due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021: Boarding School Spaces
Brenda Child, “From Reservation to Boarding School,” in Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families: 1900-1940 (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998),9-25.
Mary Anette Pember, “Death by Civilization,” The Atlantic, March 8, 2019.
Jacqueline Fear-Segal, “The History and Reclamation of a Sacred Space: The Indian School Cemetery,” in Carlisle Indian Industrial School: Indigenous Histories, Memories, and Reclamations (Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2016), 152-184.
Mapping American Indian Federal Board Schools blog post
In class Spatial History projects: Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories.
Thursday, April 1, 2021: Google Maps and Residential Schools
Tanya Kirnishni, “Mapping Canada’s History of Residential Schools on Google Earth,” Canadian Geographic, December 7, 2017.
Lindsey Passenger Wieck, “Blending Local and Spatial History: Using Carto to Create Maps in the History Classroom,” AHA Perspectives, September 25, 2017.
“Google Maps” tutorial, Jessica Otis.
“Google Maps,” teachinghistory.org.
In class Spatial History project: “Canada’s Residential Schools” Google Map.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021: SPRING BREAK, No Class.
Thursday, April 8, 2021: SPRING BREAK, No Class.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021: Relocation
Thursday, April 15, 2021: Relocation continued
Max Nesterak, “Uprooted: The 1950’s Plan to Erase Indian Country,” MPR News, November 4, 2019.
“These People Come and Go Whenever They Please Negotiating Relocation in Postwar Native America,” in Douglas K. Miller, Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019), 42-67. in Douglas K. Miller, Indians on the Move: Native American Mobility and Urbanization in the Twentieth Century (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019), 68-89.
First Draft of Exhibit due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, April 20, 2021: The American Indian Movement and Red Power
Thursday, April 22, 2021: Gazetteers and Digital Collections
Tuesday, April 27, 2021: Environmental Activism, Colonialism, and Indigenous Recognition
Oberg, “Sovereign Nations and Colonized Nations,” 281-291.
Nick Serpe, “Indigenous Resistance Is Post-Apocalyptic, with Nick Estes,” Dissent, July 31, 2019.
Matthew Jennings and Gordon Johnston, “Introduction and Overview,” in Ocmulgee National Monument: A Brief History with Field Notes (Macon: Mercer University Press, 2018), 1-12.
Thursday, April 29, 2021: Deep Mapping
Trevor M. Harris, John Corrigan, and David J. Bodenhamer, “Engaging Deep Maps,” in Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015), 223-233.
James Ratting Leaf, “Native Views from Space,” November 20, 2003.
“SGU Combines Lakota Language, GIS, Space,” Tribal College Journal, May 15, 2004.
Jim Kent, “Cultures Work Together on Climate Change: NASA meets with Lakota at Healing Grandmother Earth Conference,” News from Indian Country, May 31, 2000.
Carrie Karsgaard and Maggie MacDonald, “Picturing the Pipeline: Mapping Settler Colonialism on Instagram,” New Media & Society, July 22, 2020.
Final Draft of Exhibit Due Sunday at 11:59 PM
Tuesday, May 4, 2021: Recognition and Reassertion; where we’re going from here.
Oberg, “Sovereign Nations and Colonized Nations,” 292-302.
Dunbar-Ortiz, “Conclusion: The Future of the United States,” 218-236.
Gwen Westerman and Bruce White, “Reclaiming Dakota Places in Minnesota,” in Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2012), 206-208.
Thursday, May 6, 2021: Presentation Day!