Prof. Micah Pawling wins Canadian Historical Association prize

Please join us in congratulating Assistant Professor of Native American Studies and History Micah Pawling for the selection of his article, “Wəlastəkwey (Maliseet) Homeland: Waterscapes and Continuity within the Lower St. John River Valley, 1784-1900,” for the 2018 Canadian Aboriginal History Article prize.

You can access the article in Acadiensis: Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region

About the prize:

“The prize will be awarded to the author of a peer-reviewed article or book chapter that is deemed to make an outstanding contribution to the field … articles concerning the history of Indigenous peoples whose territory overlaps with that of the current Canadian state, and/or articles concerning Indigenous peoples whose history involves significant interaction with institutions (state, ecclesiastic, corporate, or other) that are closely associated with what would become Canada. … The award is presented to the author(s) of the best scholarly work in Canadian Indigenous history. The submitted title will build on theoretical, interpretive, and descriptive work within a community of scholars and contribute to the creation and transmission of knowledge. The publication should show potential readability by a wider audience.”