Lisa Blee is associate professor of history at Wake Forest University. Jean M. O'Brien (White Earth Ojibwe) is the Distinguished McKnight University Professor of History at the University of Minnesota.
A welcome addition to the historiography of memory and a growing list of books focused on Indigenous monuments. Moreover, the authors' extensive work tracing the many lives of Massasoit exhibits how difficult it is to fix the meaning of an object even after it is rendered in stone.--Western Historical Quarterly The book documents the fascinating continental 'travels' of a statue of the Wampanoag leader Massasoit, installed in 1921 at Plymouth, Ma., to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Pilgrims' arrival . . . This is an object lesson in the commodification of Native American memory.--Choice Reviews