“The scope of information in this book is impressive. . . . I urge anyone who is interested in Connecticut to purchase one.”—Faith Damon Davison, Archivist (retired), Mohegan Tribal Government, and elder, Mohegan Tribe
(Faith Damon Davison 2012-07-02)
"Dr. Lavin’s book is a well-researched and very readable account of archaeology in Connecticut. The history of archaeology, along with copious site data is expertly presented against the backdrop of culture."—Laurie Weinstein, Series Editor, Native Peoples of the Americas
(Laurie Weinstein 2012-01-02)
"Lucianne Lavin has accomplished an extraordinary achievement in this comprehensive synthesis of Connecticut’s Native peoples. Compiling the latest scientific data from archaeology and history, she also includes native oral traditions. The result is a compelling narrative stressing cultural change and continuity that is very much a story about today, as it is about the past."—Nicholas F. Bellantoni, Connecticut State Archaeologist
(Nicholas Bellatoni 2013-01-02)
“As a comprehensive and synthesizing work, the book is outstanding and much needed.”―Choice
Won an Honorable Mention for the 2013 New England Book Festival given by the JM Northern Media Family of Festivals, in the General Non-Fiction Category.
(New England Book Festival JM Northern Media
Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013 in the North America Category.
(Outstanding Academic Title Choice
Winner of the 2014 Connecticut League of History Organizations Award of Merit.
(Award of Merit Connecticut League of History Organizations
Won Second Place in the books cateogry in the 2014 New England Museum Association Publication Award Competition.
(Publication Award New England Museum Association