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American History, 2018

This year there is much to consider at Thanksgiving time. We suggest you watch Real America w Jorge Ramos’ recent podcast episode: The Untold Story of Thanksgiving. It highlights a modern issue that has historical underpinnings. The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe…

New Grant Award from the National Archives

YIPP editors are proud to announce that the Indian Papers Project received a Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions grant from The National Archives‘ National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The award will fund the editorial preparation and electronic publication…

Pardon Our Absence

Those of you who are kind enough to read our posts on a regular basis may have noticed two things.  First, our noticeable absence for the past few weeks, and, second, the appearance of a variety of renditions of our…

Our New Situation in the Metropolis

After almost six years at the Lewis Walpole Library in Farmington, Connecticut, the Yale Indian Papers Project has a new home at the Yale Divinity School in New Haven.  The location will provide the Yale community with greater access to…

Book Notice: Leviathan

Understanding the British Empire can be particularly challenging for American scholars, especially those of us whose work often intersects with some aspect of its long influence on Native American history.  Most helpful in making sense of British history is David…