New Voice at New Echota: The Ethics of Presentation in C19 Cherokee History

Gina Caison

Georgia State University

Gina Caison is an assistant professor of English at Georgia State University where she teaches courses in southern literature, Native American literatures, and documentary practices. Her book Red States: Indigeneity, Settler Colonialism, and Southern Studies is forthcoming from UGA Press in 2018. Dr. Caison’s work has appeared in academic journals including The Global South, Mississippi Quarterly, The Simms Review, and PMLA. She has also been a short-term research fellow at the American Antiquarian Society and the Southern Historical Collection, and she has participated in NEH-sponsored programs at the Newberry Library and UNC-Chapel Hill’s American Indian Center.


This paper addresses the questions presented by my recent work with the Georgia State Parks Service to record digital audio tour material for the New Echota Historic Site. Working in collaboration with Cherokee citizens,... [ view full abstract ]


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Indigenous Textualities: Native Americans, Writing, and Representation


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