Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Other Jamestown: Virginia Indians in Early America

The Other Jamestown: Virginia Indians in Early America: The narrative of Indians in seventeenth-century Virginia seems always to be cast in the mode of "imperial history." It is European events, t...

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  1. Crowdsourcing is a new technique in the humanities that I would like to explore as a means of building a seventeenth-century archive on Indians from Canada to Florida. The work would involve scanning and digitizing documents in county courthouses, family records, church registers, deeds and wills, or any other record on Indians during the period 1600-1700. Volunteers would locate and collect the material, digitize it (.pdf format)transmit it to me, and we could make the archive public on Virtual Jamestown. I would like to get comments on this proposal.