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Recommended Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Media 

A Conversation with Native Americans about Race
The New York Times - August 15, 2017

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873
C-Span Interview - April 24, 2017

Establishment of the Reconstruction Era
National Monument

The White House - January 12, 2017

For the Forgotten African American Dead      
The New York Times - January 7, 2017

The Disappearance of a Distinctively Way to Mourn
The Atlantic -  January 26, 2016

Discovery of Burial Ground Backs a Less Conventional Version of Harlem’s History
The New York Times - January 27, 2016

African-American cemetery under park in
Washington, D.C

USA TODAY - Feb 18, 2016

160-Year-Old Mummy Discovered in 2011 in Queens Being Laid to Rest This Weekend  
Time Warner Cable NY1 - November 3, 2016

How the Legacy of Native Americans' Forced Assimilation Lingers Today
The Atlantic - September 301, 2016

America's Other Sin
Slate -  January 18, 2016

5 Unique Examples of Preserving
Native American Historic Sites

National Trust for Historic - January 7, 2015

Nashville Zoo Reveals Cemetery Findings
News Channel 5 - Jan 27, 2015

Confronting Slavery at Long Island’s Oldest Estates
The New York Times - August 12, 2015

Black Deaths Matter
The Nation - October 15, 2015

Once below gas station, Virginia cemetery restored
CBS Evening News - September 10, 2014

Philadelphia Playground Site Of 3,000 African-American Graves, Archaeologists Find
The Huffington Post - July 29, 2013

U.S. mayor plans ballpark near site of slave
cemetery, market

Reuters - November 12, 2013

Slaves’ Graves Complicate a Walmart’s Path
The New York Times - May 15, 2012

Forgetting Why We Remember
The New York Times - May 29, 2011

 

 

 
Tom Torlino, of the Navajo Nation, October 21, 1882, as he entered the Carlise Indian Boarding School. Courtesy of Dickinson University

Tom Torlino, of the Navajo Nation, October 21, 1882, as he entered the Carlise Indian Boarding School. Courtesy of Dickinson University

 
Tom Torlino in 1885, three years after he arrived at Carlisle. Courtesy of Dickinson University

Tom Torlino in 1885, three years after he arrived at Carlisle.
Courtesy of Dickinson University

Reports/Initiatives
 

Slavery & Justice
Report of the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery & Justice

Slave Wrecks Project
National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institute

Native American and Indigenous
Studies Initiative

Brown University

Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation  
Georgetown University

President’s Commission on Slavery and the University
University of Virginia 

Carlisle Indian Industrial School
Dickinson University

The Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation
William & Mary

Native Words, Native Warriors
National Museum of the American Indian

The Remembering Project
William & Mary

Scarlet and Black: An Exploration of the African-American & Native American Experience at Rutgers University 

The Slave Dwelling Project
Ladson, South Carolina

The Slave Route: The Road Travelled
UNESCO

Yale, Slavery & Abolition
Yale University

Columbia University & Slavery
Columbia University

Tusculum Institute for Local History & Historic Preservation 
Sweet Briar College

Slave Societies Digital Archives
Vanderbilt University

Slavery Research Group
University of Mississippi

Slavery in America:
The Montgomery Slave Trade

Equal Justice Initiative

Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South
Duke University

The Working Group on Comparative Slavery
Hutchins Center, Harvard University