Author Archives: krystalrose7

About krystalrose7

Lover of history, architecture, yoga, fashion and fishing.

Research Travels: New Zealand

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Thanks to the hard work of Betty Apes, Barry O’Connell, and others, a link connecting the Maori descendants of Elisha Apes and his Mashantucket Pequot roots in Groton, Connecticut was established in the 1990s.   To … Continue reading

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Research Travels: Australia

From June 12-14, 2013, I attended the Sea Stories:  Maritime Landscapes, Cultures and Histories Conference at the University of Sydney.  The presentations were excellent with a distinctly, but not exclusively, Australian perspective.  More than that, kangaroos, koalas and the bush – … Continue reading

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Research Travels: Shinnecock Indian Nation, Long Island, New York – June 2013

On June 6, 2013, I traveled across the waters of Long Island Sound to present my research on the Indian Mariners Project at the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum.  During my stay I was able to spend time with … Continue reading

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Research Travels: Hawaii – April 2013

From April 2-8, 2013, I traveled to Honolulu, Hawai’i to present my research on the material culture of Indian mariners at the Society for American Archaeology Conference.  While there, I spent two days in the Hawaii State Archives scouring customs … Continue reading

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