GPQ Volume 37

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WINTER 2017 VOL. 37/ No. 1

Simon Ortiz’s Poetry of Crisis Ordinariness: Spiritual Uncertainty during a Rosebud Reservation Winter, Reginald Dyck, 1
    Key words: Lakota, Native spirituality, South Dakota, trauma

Orsamus Charles Dake: Nebraska’s First Published Poet, Stephen C. Behrendt, 15
    Key words: American literature, Native American literature, Pawnee, poetic rhetoric

Native American Art Today in the Great Plains: An Overview of the Exhibition Contemporary Indigeneity: Spiritual BorderlandsMelynda Seaton, 37

Review Essay: Queerying the Countryside, Ellie Vainker, 56


Beyond the Fruited Plain: Food and Agriculture in U.S. Literature, 1850–1905 by Kathryn Cornell Dolan, reviewed by Emily J. Rau, 63

Old Blue’s Road: A Historian’s Motorcycle Journeys in the American West by James Whiteside, reviewed by Christopher L. “Kit” Salter, 64

Malinche, Pocahontas, and Sacagawea: Indian Women as Cultural Intermediaries and National Symbols by Rebecca Kay Jager, reviewed by Sally Mcbeth, 65

This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861–1927 by Brent M. S. Campney, reviewed by Paul Emory Putz, 66

Lucy Gayheart Scholarly Edition by Willa Cather, reviewed by Emily J. Rau, 67

Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest by Jason Weems, reviewed by Matt Dooley, 68

Out Where the West Begins: Profiles, Visions, and Strategies of Early Western Business Leaders by Philip F. Anschutz, reviewed by Clinton Mohs, 69

Contested Empire: Rethinking the Texas Revolution ed. by Sam W. Haynes and Gerald D. Saxon, reviewed by Graham B. Cox, 70

Echoes of Glory: Historic Military Sites across Texas by Thomas E. Alexander and Dan K. Utley, reviewed by Richard Lowe, 71

The Small-Town Midwest: Resilience and Hope in the Twenty-First Century by Julianne Couch, reviewed by John E. Miller, 72

Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory by David W. Grua, reviewed by Michael Mclean, 73

The Fightin Texas Aggie Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor by John A. Adams, reviewed by Donald K. Mitchener, 74

News and Notes, 75

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SPRING 2017 VOL. 37/ No. 2

Sympathy or Racism?: L. Frank Baum on Native Americans, Hunter Liguore, 77
    Key words: Lakota Sioux, Oneida Nation, South Dakota, The Wizard of Oz

Isolationist Voices in the Truman Era: Nebraska Senators Hugh Butler and Kenneth Wherry, Bernard Lemelin, 83
    Key words: Cold War, conservatism, Great Debate, isolationism, United States Congress

Literary Sociology in a Montana Town: Novelist Thomas Savage Rewrites Old Dillon, Alan Weltzien, 111
    Key words: hotels, ranching culture, satire, whorehouses, Willa Cather

Review Essay: Expanding Interpretations of Native American Women's History, Kiara M. Vigil, 131


Cherokee Reference Grammar by Brad Montgomery-Anderson, reviewed by Benjamin E. Frey, 145

Rekindling the Sacred Fire: Métis Ancestry and Anishinaabe Spirituality by Chantal Fiola, reviewed by Blanca Tovías, 146

The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory ed. by Bradley R. Clampitt, reviewed by Rowan Faye Steineker, 147

Prairie Bohemian: Frank Gay's Life in Music by Trevor W. Harrison, reviewed by Justina Watt, 148

Baptized with Soil: Christian Agrarians and the Crusade for Rural America by Kevin M. Lowe, reviewed by Daniel Clausen, 148

A Contested Art: Modernism and Mestizaje in New Mexico by Stephanie Lewthwaite, reviewed by Karen Mary Davalos, 150

Lonesome Dreamer: The Life of John G. Neihardt by Timothy G. Anderson, reviewed by Stephanie A. Marcellus, 150

Horace Poolaw: Photographer of American Indian Modernity by Laura E. Smith, reviewed by Katherine Hauser, 151

From Tea Cakes to Tamales: Third-Generation Texas Recipes by Nola McKey, reviewed by Cynthia Culver Prescott, 152

Faces of Béxar: Early San Antonio and Texas by Jesús F. de la Teja, reviewed by Thomas W. Haase, 153

Making the White Man's West: Whiteness and the Creation of the American West by Jason E. Pierce, reviewed by Mikal B. Eckstrom, 154

A Field of Their Own: Women and American Indian History, 1830–1941 by John Rhea, reviewed by Tadeusz Lewandowski, 155

News and Notes, 156