Edited by Christopher N. MatthewsBradley D. Phillippi
$85.00 Hardcover 978-0-8263-6184-4 November 2020
In Archaeologies of Violence and Privilege, archaeologists Christopher N. Matthews and Bradley D. Phillippi bring together a collection of authors who document the ways in which past social formations rested on violent acts and reproduced violent social and cultural structures.
The House of the Cylinder Jars documents the re-excavation of Room 28 and places it within the context of other rooms at Pueblo Bonito and describes the ritual termination of the materials stored in the room by fire.
This collection of essays offers a new interpretation of the WNIA’s founding, argues that the WNIA provided opportunities for indigenous women, creates a new space in the public sphere for white women, and reveals the WNIA’s role in broader national debates centered on Indian land rights and the political power of Christian reform.
Written by scholars actively producing Native art resources, this book guides readers—students, educators, collectors, and the public—in how to learn about Indigenous cultures as visualized in our creative endeavors.