Theda Perdue, 2003–2004 | National Humanities Center

Theda Perdue (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Project Title

Who Is an Indian? Native Americans in North Carolina, 1500-2000

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2003–04

Theda Perdue prepared second editions of two books: The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford/St. Martin's, forthcoming 2005), and The Cherokees (Chelsea House, forthcoming 2005). She read widely for two other books: one on Indians in the segregated South, and another on the reassertion of tribal identity in the South after 1970.