• Dr. David La Vere, a native of New Orleans and former Marine infantryman, is an ethnohistorian and Professor of History. His specialty is Native American history.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2024-01-01 “Making War on the Deer: Deer Hunting and the Hide Trade in Colonial North CarolinaNorth Carolina Historical Review.  101:24-48. 2024-01-01
    2021-10-01 Subjects, Tenants, Christians, and Neighbors: South Carolina in North Carolina's Tuscarora War.Carologue: South Carolina Historical Magazine.  37:12-20. 2021-10-01
    2017-10-01 Of Fortifications and Fire: The Tuscarora Response to the Barnwell and Moore Expeditions during North Carolina’s Tuscarora War, 1712 and 1713North Carolina Historical Review.  94:263-290. 2017-10-01
    2009-07-01 The 1937 Chowan River Dare Stone: A Re-evaluationNorth Carolina Historical Review.  86:251-281. 2009-07-01


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    2024-04-01 Erasure and Tuscarora Resilience in Colonial North Carolina.  Syracuse University Press. 2024-04-01
    2013-10-01 The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies.  University of North Carolina Press. 2013-10-01
    2010-03-01 The Lost Rocks: The Dare Stones and the Unsolved Mystery of Sir Walter Raleigh's Lost Colony.  Dram Tree Books. 2010-03-01
    2007-01-01 Looting Spiro Mounds: An American King Tut’s Tomb.  University of Oklahoma Press. 2007-01-01
    2005-01-01 North Carolina’s Shining Moment: World War II in North Carolina.  Our State Books. 2005-01-01
    2004-01-01 North Carolina Churches: Portraits of Grace.  Our State Books. 2004-01-01
    2004-01-01 The Texas Indians.  Texas A&M University Press. 2004-01-01
    2000-01-01 Contrary Neighbors: The Southern Plains and the Removed Indians in Indian Territory.  University of Oklahoma Press. 2000-01-01
    1998-01-01 Life Among the Texas Indians: The WPA Narratives.  Texas A&M University Press. 1998-01-01
    1998-01-01 The Caddo Chiefdoms: Caddo Politics and Economics, 700 A.D. to 1835.  University of Nebraska Press. 1998-01-01


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    2020-07-01 Manteo and the Algonquians of the Roanoke Voyages by Brandon Fullam.North Carolina Historical Review. 2020-07-01
    2020-07-01 Thunder Go North: The Hunt for Sir Francis Drake’s Fair & Good Bay by Melissa DarbyNorth Carolina Historical Review. 2020-07-01
    2017-10-01 The Lost Colony of Roanoke: New Perspectives by Brandon FullamNorth Carolina Historical Review. 2017-10-01
    2017-01-01 The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity by Gregory D. SmithersEthnohistory. 2017-01-01

    Research Overview

  • Native American (North Carolina, Southeastern, Great Plains, Texas, and Louisiana), American West, Spanish Borderlands, Texas History, Ethnohistory, and U.S. surveys.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Native Americans, North Carolina Indians, Southeastern Indians, Plains Indians, American West, Indian Wars
  • Full Name

  • David L La Vere