CCIC: How did you get into studying indigenous languages? Dr. Rudes: When I first entered graduate school to study for my Master’s degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, I was primarily interested in the Celtic languages, in particular Irish Gaelic, since my mother’s side of the family comes from Ireland. I […]
Blair A. Rudes – 1951-2008 28 March 2008 It is with much sadness that we report the news that our dear friend and linguistics advisor, Blair Rudes, passed away from a heart attack on March 16th. Any regular visitors to our website or listeners to our lectures should be well-familiar with Dr. Rudes’ name, […]
This article which appeared in the October 1982 issue of The North Carolina Historical Review, was written by Dr. Thomas Parramore (former Meredith College professor and one of the most knowledgeable and thorough historians to have ever written about the Indians of eastern North Carolina.) This piece is frequently cited for its in-depth information on […]
Excerpt from The Tuscaroras, Vol. 2 by F. Roy Johnson. This excerpt from a chapter in Johnson’s book discusses the demise of the Tuscarora reservation in Bertie County at Indian Woods, and the exodus from the reservation by Tuscaroras to the north and other areas of North Carolina.
An interesting entry from The Colonial Records of North Carolina, Second Series – Volume VII – Records of the Executive Council – 1674-1734. This entry describes a petition by the Meherrin to have land surveyed for them to be assigned a reservation, and a second petition from local inhabitants claiming that the Meherrin have not […]