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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

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April 15th 2015:You'll Need a Machete to Get in There: Archaeology of Maroon Societies of the Great Dismal Swamp

Located between southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina there is a swamp, The Great Dismal Swamp. This swath of land has a provocative social and economic history and Dr. Dan Sayers has spearheaded the ongoing research that takes place there. Dr. Sayers has conducted landscape studies exploring the history of communities that existed in the swamp interior. These people, also known as maroons, formed resistant and generally self-reliant communities in the swamp interior (primarily Indigenous Americans and African-Americans who permanently removed themselves from conditions of ensl

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Dr. Dan Sayers

Trained in philosophy, anthropology, history, and archaeology, Dr. Sayers is a Historical Archaeologist who works in the United States. Currently, his Great Dismal Swamp Landscape Study is exploring the social and economic history of communities that existed in the swamp interior from 1607 up through the Civil War. The project includes several scholars from around the U.S. as well as several AU graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Sayers is also working to develop an archaeological project centered on transient laborers and hobos in 1920-1950 America. Additionally, Dr. Sayers is developing a novel animal emancipation agenda for historical archaeology, he is elaborating original marronage
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