Margaret Bruchac, Ph.D.

Margaret Bruchac (Abenaki), Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, and Coordinator of Native American & Indigenous Studies.  Co-editor with Siobhan Hart and Martin Wobst of Indigenous Archaeologies: A Reader in Decolonization (Left Coast Press, 2010). Articles include “Lost and Found: NAGPRA, Scattered Relics and Restorative Methodologies,” Museum Anthropology (2010); “Abenaki Connections to 1704: The Sadoques Family and Deerfield, 2004,” in Evan Haefeli and Kevin Sweeney (eds.), Captive Histories: Captivity Narratives, French Relations and Native Stories of the 1704 Deerfield Raid (University of Massachusetts Press, 2006); “Earthshapers and Placemakers: Algonkian Indian Stories and the Landscape,” in H. Martin Wobst and Claire Smith (eds.), Indigenous Archaeologies: Decolonizing Theory and Practice (Routledge Press. 2005). Her research blog, On the Wampum Trail: Restorative Archaeology in North American Museums, is online at