The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army (2015)
Pen and Ink Witchraft: Treaties and Treaty Making in American Indian History (2013)
The Indian History of an American Institution: Native Americans and Dartmouth , (2010)
White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America , (2008).
First Peoples: A Documentary Survey of American Indian History , (1999, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016).
The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America , (2006).
One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West Before Lewis and Clark , (2003).
Crown and Calumet: British-Indian Relations, 1783-1815 (1997)
New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Re-making of Early America , (1996; 2nd edn., 2013).
Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism (Oxford University Press 2013).
American Indians and the Law (2008).
“Commentary: Reconciling Our Memories in Order to Re-envision Our Future,” in Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts , C Bell and D Kahane (eds.), (2004) 232-237.
“Incorporative Discourse in Federal Indian Law: Negotiating Tribal Sovereignty Through the Lens of Native American Literature,” Harvard Human Rights Journal , 13 (2000) 141-190.
“Crow Dog and Oliphant Fistfights at the Tribal Casino: Political Power, Storytelling, and Games of Chance,” Arizona State Law Journal , 29 (1997).
“The Houma Indians of Louisana: The Intersection of Law and History in the Federal Acknowledgment Process,” Louisiana History , 38 (1997) 409-436.
“Implicit Divestiture and Tribal Powers: Locating Legitimate Sources of Authority in Indian Country,” American Indian Law Review , 19 (1995).
Book Sharing Our Knowledge: the Tlingit and Their Coastal Neighbors. University of Nebraska Press. 2015.
The 2015 Western History Association Joan Patterson Kerr Award for the best illustrated book on the American West.
Book Symbolic Immortality: the Tlingit Potlatch of the Nineteenth Century. Second Edition (Revised and expanded). University of Washington Press. 2015.
[1990 Before Columbus Foundation American Book Award].
Book Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity through Two Centuries. University of Washington Press. 1999.
Edited Volume and Journal A collection of paper entitled “Individuals and Groups of Mixed Russian-Native Parentage in Siberia, Russian America, and Alaska.” Ethnohistory 60 (3). 2013.
Article. 2016. (Co-authored with Dmitry Arzyutov) Bernhard J. Stern (1894-1960) and the Saga of Publishing Lewis Henry Morgan's Collected Works in pre-World War II Soviet Russia. PP. 149-220 In Histories of Anthropology Annual, vol. 10. Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press. 2016
Article 2016. To Study Our Past, Make Sense of Our Present and Develop Our National Consciousness: Lev Shternberg’s Comprehensive Program for Jewish Ethnography in Soviet Russia. Pp. 64-84 In Going to the People: Jews and the Ethnographic Impulse. Ed. by Dov-Ber Kerler and Jeffrey Veidlinger. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press.
Article 2015. The Falling Out Between Alexander Goldenweiser and Robert Lowie: Two Prsonalities, Two VIsions of Anthropology. Pp. 1-31 In From Corridor Talk to Culture History. History of Anthropology Annual, vol. 9. Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach.
University of Washington Press.
Article 2013. Sergei Ionovich Kostromitinov (1854-1915) or "Colonel George Kostrometinoff": from a Creole Teenager to the Number One Russian-American Citizen of Sitka. Ethnohistory 60(3): 385-402.
Article 2008 Evolutionism and Historical Particularism at the St. Petersburg Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography. Museum Anthropology 31(1): 28-46.
Article 2006 “My Old Friend in a Dead-end of Skepticism and Empiricism”: Boas, Bogoras, and the Politics of Soviet Anthropology of the late 1920s-early 1930s. Pp. 32-68 In Histories of Anthropology Annual. Vol. 2. Ed. by Regna Darnell and Frederick Gleach. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Article 2006 Events and Nonevents on the Tlingit/Russian/American Colonial Frontier, 1802-1879. Pp. 310-327 In Perspectives on Native North America: Cultures, Histories, and Representations. Sergei Kan and Pauline Turner Strong, eds. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Article 2004 It's Only Half a Mile from Savagery to Civilization: American Tourists and Southeastern Alaska Natives in the Late Nineteenth Century. Pp. 201-220 In Coming to Shore: Northwest Coast Ethnology, Traditions and Visions. Marie Mauzé, Michael Harkin, and Sergei Kan, eds. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Article 2001 Friendship, Family, and Fieldwork: One Anthropologist's Adoption by Two Tlingit Families. Pp. 185-217 In Strangers to Relatives: The Adoption and Naming of Anthropologists in Native North America. Sergei Kan, ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.
Article 1996 Clan Mothers and Godmothers: Tlingit Women and Russian Orthodox Christianity, 1840-1940. Native American Women's Responses to Christianity. Special Issue of Ethnohistory, vol. 43(4): 613-641. Ed. by Michael Harkin and Sergei Kan.
Article 1991 Shamanism and Christianity: Modern-day Tlingit Elders Look at the Past. Ethnohistory 38 (4): 363-387
Article 1989 Cohorts, Generations, and Their Culture: the Tlingit Potlatch in the 1980s. Anthropos 84:405-422.
Article 1987 Memory Eternal: Russian Orthodoxy and the Tlingit Mortuary Complex. Arctic Anthropology 24 (1):32-55.
Article 1986 The Nineteenth-century Tlingit Potlatch: a New Perspective. American Ethnologist 13 (2):191-212. [American Society for Ethnohistory 1987 Robert F. Heizer Prize for the Best Article in the Field].
Cherokees, Europeans, and Empire in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1670-1774 (New Directions in Native American Studies Series, University of Oklahoma Press, Forthcoming)
Middle Tennessee, 1775-1825: Progress and Popular Democracy on the Southwestern Frontier (University of Tennessee Press, 2007)
In Progress: Constructing a Discourse of Indian Slavery, Freedom, and Society in Anglo-Virginia, 1600-1830 (Under consideration at Yale University Press)
Recent Journal Articles:
“Constructing a Discourse of Indigenous Slavery and Freedom in Anglo-Virginia, 1600-1750,” Native South Volume 10 (2017), forthcoming
“‘The Indians of every denomination were free, and independent of us’: White Southern Explorations of Indigenous Slavery, Freedom, and Society, 1772-1830,” for the “Indigenous Histories of the American South during the long Nineteenth Century” issue of American Nineteenth Century History Vol. 17 #2 (2016)
“Leadership, Loyalty, and Sovereignty in the Revolutionary American Southwest: The State of Franklin as Case Study,” North Carolina Historical Review Vol. XCII #2 (April 2015)
“Cherokees and Franco-British Confrontation in the Tennessee Corridor, 1730-1760,” Native South Volume 7 (2014)
“The Republicans are the Nation? Thomas Jefferson, William Duane, and the Evolution of the Republican Coalition, 1809 -1815,” American Nineteenth Century History Vol. 14 #3 (2013)
Invited Essays and Book Chapters:
“‘Our Concerns with Indians are now greatly extended’: Cherokees, Westward Indians, and Interpreting the Quebec Act from the Ohio Valley, 1763-1774” in Francois Furstenberg and Olivier Hubert, eds., The Quebec Act of 1774: Transnational Contexts, Meanings, and Legacies (Under Review at Oxford University Press)
“Cherokees, Empire, and the Tennessee Corridor in the British Imagination, 1670-1730,” in Kristofer Ray, ed., Before The Volunteer State: New Thoughts on Early Tennessee History, 1670-1800 (University of Tennessee Press, 2015)
With Kevin T. Barksdale, “Searching for John Sevier: Myth, Memory, and the History of Early Tennessee History,” in Ray, ed., Before The Volunteer State
“Indians, Europeans, and the Struggle for Empire in 18th Century North America,” in Antonio Thompson and Christos Frentzos, eds., The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Diplomatic and Military History, Volume 1: Colonial Period to 1877 (Routledge Press, 2014)
“Thomas Jefferson and A Summary View of the Rights of British North America,” in Francis D. Cogliano, ed., A Companion to Thomas Jefferson (Blackwell Publishing, 2012)
Edited Volumes and Documentary Editions:
Editor, Before the Volunteer State: New Thoughts on Early Tennessee History, 1670-1800 (University of Tennessee Press, 2015)
Assistant Editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 5: May 1812-March 1813 (Princeton University Press, 2009)
Assistant Editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 3: August 1810-June 1811 (Princeton University Press, 2006)
Assistant Editor, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series, Volume 2: November 1809-August 1810 (Princeton University Press, 2005)
In Progress: Co-Editing with Brady DeSanti, Understanding and Teaching Native American History (The Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History, University of Wisconsin Press)
Janowiak, M.K., A.W. D'Amato, C.W. Swanston, L. Iverson, et al. (IN PRESS) New England and New York Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Synthesis. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report.
Reo, N.J, K.P. Whyte, D. McGregor, M.A. Smith and J. Jenkins (IN PRESS) Factors that support Indigenous involvement in multi-actor environmental stewardship. AlterNative.
Fox, C.A., N.J. Reo, D.A. Turner, et al. (2017) “The river is us; the river is in our veins”: re-defining river restoration in three Indigenous communities. Sustainability Science. doi:10.1007/s11625-016-0421-1.
Deyo, N., M. Bohdan, R. Burke, A. Kelley, B. van der Werff, E.D. Blackmer, R.E. Grese and N.J. Reo (2014) Trails on tribal lands in the United States. Landscape and Urban Planning 125: 130–139.
Fletcher, M.L.M, K.E. Fort and N.J. Reo (2014) Tribal disruption and Indian claims. Michigan Law Review First Impressions 112(65): 65-72.
Silver, E. J., J. H. Speer, M. Kaye, N. J. Reo, L. F. Howard, et. al. 2013. Fire History and Age Structure of an Oakpine Forest on Price Mountain, Virginia, USA. Natural Areas Journal 33 (4): 440-446. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3375/043.033.0407.
Fragoso, J. and N. J. Reo. 2013. Complex Interactions Between Biota, Landscapes and Native Peoples Ecological Processes 2 (28).
Reo, N. J. and A. Parker. 2013. Re-thinking colonialism to prepare for the impacts of rapid environmental change Climatic Change 120 (3): 671-682
Reo, N. J. and K. P. Whyte. 2012. Morality and Hunting as Elements of Traditional Ecological Knowledge. Human Ecology 40(1).
Reo, N. J. 2011. The Importance of Belief Systems in Traditional Ecological Knowledge Initiatives. International Indigenous Policy Journal 2(4).
McConnell, W. J., J. D. A. Millington, N. J. Reo, et al. 2011. Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems (CHANS): Approach, Challenges and Strategies. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 92: 218–228.
Reo, N. J. and J. W. Karl 2010. Tribal and state ecosystem management regimes influence forest regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management 260 (5).
Reo, N. J. 2009. Ash trees, Indian communities and the emerald ash borer. Unpublished article available online at www.emeraldashborer.info/educational.cfm
Kazmierski, J., M. Kram, E. Mills, D. Phemister, N. J. Reo, et al. 2004. Conservation planning at the landscape scale: a landscape ecology method for regional land trusts. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 47 (5).
Doom and Deliverance: Faulkner’s Indians and the Dialectics of Modernity (in preparation)
Indian Killers: The Savage Economies of Contemporary American Literature (in preparation)
Reconstructing the Native South: American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause (University of Georgia Press, 2012)
Disturbing Calculations: The Economics of Identity in Postcolonial Southern Literature, 1912-2002 (University of Georgia Press, 2008).
The Cambridge History of Native American Literature (under contract with Cambridge University Press)
I Am Where I Come From: Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories, eds. Andrew Garrod, Robert Kilkenny, and Melanie Benson Taylor (Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2016)
“Doom and Deliverance: Faulkner’s Dialectical Indian,” Faulkner and the Native South (Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series), (Oxford: University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming)
“Introduction: Coming Home,” I Am Where I Come From: Native American College Students and Graduates Tell Their Life Stories, eds. Andrew Garrod, Robert Kilkenny, and Melanie Benson Taylor (Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2016)
“In Deep,” South: A Scholarly Journal vol. xlviii (Fall 2015), 68-73
“Surviving the Economic Apocalypse: Capitalism, Consumption, and the Indian Imaginary in Karen Russell’s Swamplandia!,” Navigating Souths: Transdisciplinary Explorations of a U.S. Region, eds. Michele Coffey and Jodi Skipper (forthcoming, University of Georgia Press, 2016)
“Modernism [modernity; backwardness]” in Critical Terms for Southern Studies, eds. Scott Romine and Jennifer Greeson (University of Georgia Press, 2016)
“Faulkner’s Doom: Capitalism, Colonialism, and All the Southern Dead,” Undead Souths, eds. Eric Gary Anderson et al (Louisiana State University Press, 2015)
“Faulkner’s Doom: Capitalism, Colonialism, and All the Southern Dead,” Undead Souths, eds. Eric Gary Anderson et al (Louisiana State University Press, 2015)
“Faulkner and the New Southern Studies,” The New Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner, ed. John T. Matthews (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
“Being the Emergency: Response to Hortense Spillers’ ‘States of Emergency,’” The Power of Writing, eds. Christiane Donahue and Kelly Blewett (University Press of New England, 2015)
“A Killing Greed: Capitalism, Casinos, and the Fetish of Culture in Contemporary Native American Literature,” Created Unequal: Class and the Making of American Literature, eds. Andrew Lawson and Stephen Shapiro (Routledge, 2014)
“The Economics of Eating: Native Recipes for Survival in Contemporary Southeastern Indian Literature,” Southern Foodways and Southern Literature, eds. David A. Davis and Tara Powell (University Press of Mississippi, 2014)
“Unsettling Accounts: The Violent Economies of the Ledger,” Multiple Narratives in Plains Indian Ledger Art: Essays on the Mark Lansburgh Collection, ed. Colin Calloway (University of Oklahoma Press, 2012)
“The Indian in the American Literary Imagination,” The Hovey Murals at Dartmouth College: Culture and Contexts, ed. Brian Kennedy (University Press of New England, 2011)
“The Native Screen: American Indians in Contemporary Southern Film,” American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary, eds. Kathryn McKee and Deborah Barker (University of Georgia Press, 2011)
“The Fetish of Surplus Value; or, What the Ledgers Say,” Global Faulkner (Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Series) , A Trefzer and A Abadie (eds.), (2008)
“Indian Givers: Reterritorializing the South in Contemporary Native American Literature,” Mississippi Quarterly , 60:1 (2007).
“Southern and Western Native Americans in Barry Hannah’s Fiction,” Perspectives on Barry Hannah , M Bone (ed.), (2006).
“‘Carrying Our People’s Bones’: Louis Owens, South by Southwest,” Pembroke Magazine , 38 (2006) 43-54.
Review of Jay Watson, Reading for the Body: The Recalcitrant Materiality of Southern Fiction, 1893-1985 (University of Georgia Press, 2012) [for Modern Fiction Studies 60:4 (Winter 2014)]
Review of Steven C. Hahn, The Life and Times of Mary Musgrove (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012) [for Women’s Review of Books, Wellesley College (Sept./Oct. 2013)]
Review of Geary Hobson, Janet McAdams, and Kathryn Walkiewicz, eds., The People Who Stayed: Southeastern Indian Writing After Removal (University of Oklahoma Press, 2010) [for American Indian Quarterly 36.1 (Winter 2012) 105-7]
Review of Lisa Brooks, The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) [for Wicazo Sa Review 25.2 (Fall 2010) 144-46]
Review of Adam Gussow, Journeyman’s Road: Modern Blues Lives from Faulkner’s Mississippi to Post-9/11 New York (University of Tennessee Press, 2007) and Barbara Ladd, Resisting History: Gender, Modernity, and Authorship in William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston, and Eudora Welty (Louisiana State University Press, 2007) [for American Literature 80:2 (June 2008) 409-11]
Review of Fred Hobson, ed., South to the Future: An American Region in the Twenty-First Century (University of Georgia Press, 2002) [for Mississippi Quarterly 56:3 (Summer 2003) 439]
ONLINE PUBLICATIONS/ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES/BRIEF COMMENTS
“The Lies We Live,” South Writ Large: Stories, Arts, and Ideas from the Global South (Winter 2014) southwritlarge.com
“Rocket Man: The Rise of the Native South (Verse One),” Society for the Study of Southern Literature Newsletter vol. 46, issue 2 (November 2012)
“At What Cost?” The Chronicle Review in The Chronicle of Higher Education vol. 56, issue 15 (November 2009)
“Native American Novel,” “Native American Reservation,” and “Womanism,”The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Multiethnic American Literature, Greenwood Press (2005)“Concluding Roundtable: Postcolonial Theory, the U.S. South, and New World Studies,” Mississippi Quarterly 57:1 (Winter 2003-04) 171-94
This is Not a Peace Pipe: Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy , (2006).
“What is Native American Philosophy?” Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy, in the Nature of Philosophy: Whose Knowledge? Which Tradition? , G. Yancy (ed.), (December 2006).
“Perceiving the World Differently,” in Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts: Land Claims, Treaties, and Self-Government Agreements , D. Kahane and C. Bell (eds.), (2004).
“Oral Histories and the Politics of (Mis)recognition,” in American Indian Philosophy: A Reader , A. Waters (ed.), (2003).
“Vision: Towards an Understanding of Aboriginal Sovereignty,” in Canadian Political Philosophy: Contemporary Reflections , W. Norman and R. Beiner (eds.), (2001).
"Liberalism's Last Stand: Aboriginal Sovereignty and Kymlickas's Liberalism," Aboriginal Rights in Canada, United States and Mexico, Cook and Lindau, Eds., McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
"From Valladonlid to Ottawa: The Illusion of Listening to Aboriginal Peoples," Sacred Lands: Claims and Conflicts, Jill Oakes, Kathi Kinew, and Rick Riewe, Eds., Canadian Circumpolar Publications, 1997.