Below is a list of suggested readings that will give further insights on the narrative of Columbus Day at Brown, the workings of public memorialization, and representations of Native American narratives:

“‘Earliest America’ Initiative Rethinks History” by Kerri Colfer, Brown Daily Herald, October 14, 2014.

“Columbus Change Spurs Response” by Lauren Fedor, Brown Daily Herald, April 14, 2009.

Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America by Erika Doss, 2010.

Shadows at Dawn by Karl Jacoby, 2012.

Silencing the Past: Power and the Production of History by Michel-Rolph Trouillot, 1995.

Steering Committee Report on Slavery and Justice at Brown University.

Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West by Ned Blackhawk, 2008.