Launched in May 2023, this Digital Humanities site is a partnership between Dr. Denise I. Bossy, Dr. Keith Ashley, and students at the University of North Florida. Amarilys Sánchez, M.A. helped to develop much of the site.
Denise Bossy, Ph.D. (she/her) is an Associate Professor of History at the University of North Florida. She specializes in local Indigenous history, including the histories of the Timucua-speaking Mocamas, Guales, and Yamasees. Her current book projects include a scholarly monograph on the Yamasees, and a public-facing Indigenous history of Northeast Florida – which she is co-writing with Keith Ashley.
Keith Ashley, Ph.D. (he/him) is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and the head of the Archaeology Laboratory at the University of North Florida. His research centers on Indigenous Northeast Florida, before and after European arrivals. To learn more about his work visit the UNF Archaeology Lab.
Amarilys Sánchez, M.A. (she/her) is an adjunct professor at the University of North Florida, where she received her M.A. in History. She trained in Indigenous methodologies and scholarship, and studies Latin American/Caribbean history and its intersections with U.S. imperialism. She has contributed to a variety of digital humanities initiatives, including the Red Hill Cemetery Project, coloniaLab, Voces y Caras, Pilgrimage Past to Present, and PuenteRialta. She is an ongoing contributor to the Indigenous Florida digital project.
Our research has been supported by: the University of North Florida, the UNF Digital Humanities Institute, the Beaches Museum, and the Digital Ethnic Futures Consortium.