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Manteo's World: Native American Life in Carolina's Sound Country before and after the Lost Colony

Helen C. Rountree

Abstract

Roanoke. Manteo. Wanchese. Chicamacomico. These place names along today’s Outer Banks are a testament to the Indigenous communities that thrived for generations along the Carolina coast. Though most sources for understanding these communities were written by European settlers who began to arrive in the late sixteenth century, those sources nevertheless offer a fascinating record of the region’s Algonquian-speaking people. Here, drawing on decades of experience researching the ethnohistory of the coastal mid-Atlantic, Helen Rountree reconstructs the Indigenous world the Roanoke colonists encoun ... More

Keywords: Ecology of the North Carolina Sounds region, Native American use of natural resources, Native American ethnic identity, Culture change, Native Americans and European colonization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781469662930
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662930.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helen C. Rountree, author
Old Dominion University