Recently, more than one television documentary has offered viewing audiences one spin after another about one of America’s favorite historical mysteries–the Lost Colony. Through my work with Coastal Carolina Indian Center, as well as my own roots in the region that go back to the earliest colonists and the Algonquian peoples of the coast, I have always had […]
Articles on the findings: Outer Banks Sentinel http://www.obsentinel.com/news/lost-or-found/article_69865874-e2d4-11e4-8e25-bb38df3bd9e9.html Outer Banks Voice http://outerbanksvoice.com/2015/04/12/archaeologists-find-new-evidence-of-lost-colonists-on-hatteras/ For more information about the Croatoan Archaeological Society, please visit their website and follow their Facebook page.
Editor’s note: As news trickled in late last week and over the weekend regarding the latest discovery beneath the patches on the John White ‘Virgenia Pars’ map, I immediately knew I wanted to speak to Scott Dawson, the most knowledgeable expert on the so-called ‘Lost Colony’ that I know. And let me be very clear […]
What follows is an excerpt from John Lawson’s A New Voyage to Carolina (p. 62) First Colony of Carolina. The first Discovery and Settlement of this Country was by the Procurement of Sir Walter Raleigh, in Conjunction with some Publick-spirited Gentlemen of that Age, under the Protection of Queen Elizabeth; for which Reason it was […]
This paper was shared with us by Dr. Rudes in 2006 as part of an ongoing dialogue we had with him about his work with the Algonquian language on the film The New World. In the paper, he explains the process he underwent to reconstruct the language of the Powhatan’s people (which is also virtually […]