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Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America (2020)
Book
Prior, C. (in press). Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108883979

The aim of this short book is to foreground Native American conceptions of sovereignty and power in order to refine the place of settler colonialism in American colonial and early republican history. It argues that Indigenous concepts of sovereignty... Read More about Settlers in Indian Country: Sovereignty and Indigenous Power in Early America.

Native American Indian freemasonry (2020)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2020). Native American Indian freemasonry. In F. Jacob, & H. Reinalter (Eds.), Masonic lodges and their impact in North and South America (71-89). Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann

Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America (2019)
Journal Article
Prior, C. (2019). Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America. Journal of early American history, 9(2-3), 93-117. https://doi.org/10.1163/18770703-00902013

This paper offers a critical reflection on the appropriateness of ‘settler colonialism’ as an analytic category for understanding the political dynamics of early America. It argues that the paradigm’s focus on the elimination of the native obscures t... Read More about Beyond Settler Colonialism: State Sovereignty in Early America.

Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context (2019)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (in press). Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context. In Companion to Indigenous Global HistoryTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

In 1928, the librarian and scholar Lawrence C. Wroth wrote of how he wished he had been poured “the strong wine” of Indian Treaties as a student instead of the “invincible mediocrity” of the duller literature on the colonial period. This chapter shou... Read More about Treatied spaces: North American indigenous treaties in global context.

Native America: A New Narrative (2019)
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Porter, J. (2019). Native America: A New Narrative

David Treuer’s new book reaches the reader garlanded in praise from the world’s most revered arbiters of taste. It is a New York Times bestseller; the paper admires the way it ‘suggests the need for soul-searching’. Vanity Fair likes its ‘hopeful vis... Read More about Native America: A New Narrative.

The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy (2019)
Report
Hatton, H., & Porter, J. The power of metaphorical language in treaty diplomacy. UNESCO

Submitted to UNESCO World Report of Languages 2019 https://en.unesco.org/feedback/call-research-papers-within-context-2019-international-year-indigenous-languages

The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature (2018)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2018). The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature. In K. Corstorphine, & L. Kremmel (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook to Horror Literature, 45-60. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97406-4_4

Porter offers a fascinating exploration of the limitations of genre in relation to certain horror literature produced by authors who identify as American Indian. She explores the horror genre as a context within which the Native dispossession foundat... Read More about The horror genre and aspects of Native American Indian literature.

Settlers among empires: conquest and the American Revolution (2018)
Book Chapter
Prior, C. W. A. (2018). Settlers among empires: conquest and the American Revolution. In E. Vallance (Ed.), Remembering Early Modern Revolutions: England, North America, France and Haiti, 79-93. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The Story of Native North America (2017)
Other
Porter, J. (2017). The Story of Native North America

https://www.historytoday.com/reviews/story-native-north-america

Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century (2014)
Book Chapter
Porter, J. (2014). Progressivism and Native American Self-Expression in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth century. In G. D. Smithers, & B. N. Newman (Eds.), Native Diasporas: Indigenous Identities and Setller Colonialism in North America, 273-296. The University of Nebraska Press

This book chapter opens a broad and rewarding analytical window into late nineteenth and early twentieth century identity struggles by introducing the idea of equalling Native American Indian persistence with Native American Indian resistence.

Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness (2014)
Book
Porter, J. (2014). Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness. Lincoln, Nebraska, USA: Bison books

"In Native American Environmentalism the history of indigenous peoples in North America is brought into dialogue with key environmental terms such as "wilderness" and "nature." The conflict between Christian environmentalist thinking and indigenous v... Read More about Native American environmentalism: Land, spirit and the idea of wilderness.

Native American freemasonry: Associationalism and performance in America (2011)
Book
Porter, J. (2011). Native American freemasonry: Associationalism and performance in America. University of Nebraska Press

About the Book Freemasonry has played a significant role in the history of Native Americans since the colonial era—a role whose extent and meaning are fully explored for the first time in this book. The overarching concern of Native American Freemas... Read More about Native American freemasonry: Associationalism and performance in America.

To be Indian: the life of Iroquois-Seneca Arthur Caswell Parker (2001)
Book
Porter, J. (2001). To be Indian: the life of Iroquois-Seneca Arthur Caswell Parker. University of Oklahoma Press

Born on the Seneca Indian Reservation in New York State, Arthur Caswell Parker (1881-1955) was a prominent intellectual leader both within and outside tribal circles. Of mixed Iroquois, Seneca, and Anglican descent, Parker was also a controversial fi... Read More about To be Indian: the life of Iroquois-Seneca Arthur Caswell Parker.