WINTER 2002 VOL. 22/NO. 1


The Making of Little Sweden, USA Steven M. Schnell 3

    Key Words: ethnic landscapes, ethnicity, identity, Kansas, tourism, Swedish-Americans

A Slave ot Yellow Peril: The 1886 Chinese Ouster Attempt in Wichita, Kansas Julie Courtwright 23

    Key Words: Chinese Americans, immigrants, Kansas, racial conflict, Wichita, “yellow peril”

The Beginning of the End: The Indian Peace Commission of 1867-1868 Kerry R. Oman 35

    Key Words: American Indian Treaties, Indian Peace Commission, Lakota Sioux, Red Cloud, 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie, William Tecumseh Sherman

BOOK REVIEWS

Shapers of the Great Debate on Native Americans — Land, Spirit, and Power by Bruce E. Johnson, reviewed by Robert L. Bee 53

Kit Carson and the Indians by Tom Dunlay, reviewed by Robert S. McPherson 54

Listening to Our Grandmothers' Stories: The Bloomfield Academy for Chickasaw Females, 1852-1949 by Amanda J. Cobb, reviewed by Mary Jane Warde 54

Creating Colorado: The Making of a Western American Landscape, 1860-1940 by William Wyckoff, reviewed by Kenneth Helphand 55

The Kiowas and the Legend of Kicking Bird by Stan Hoig, reviewed by Charles M. Robinson III 56

Fort Reno and the Indian Territory Frontier by Stan Hoig, reviewed by R. Warren Metcalf 56

The Indian Territory Journals of Colonel Richard Irving Dodge by Wayne R. Kime, ed., reviewed by Scott Eckberg 57

The Frontiers and Catholic Identities by Anne M. Butler, ed., reviewed by Robert C. Carriker 58

Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History by Joy S. Kasson, reviewed by Sarah J. Blackstone 59

World War II and the American Indian by Kenneth William Townsend, reviewed by Tom Holm 59

Videostyle in Presidential Campaigns: Style and Content of Televised Political Advertising by Lynda Lee Kaid and Anne Johnston, reviewed by E. D. Dover 60

Voices of Wounded Knee by William S. E. Coleman, reviewed by Christer Lindberg 61

Dakota Circle: Excursions on the True Plains by Tom Isern, reviewed by Kimberly K. Porter 62

Losing Matt Shepard: Life and Politics in the Aftermath of Anti-Gay Murder by Beth Loffreda, reviewed by John Gilgun 63

Native American Spirituality: A Critical Reader by Lee Irwin, ed., reviewed by Christopher Vecsey 64

Greengrass Pipe Dancers by Lionel Little Eagle, reviewed by Kathleen Danker 65

Collecting Native America, 1870-1960 by Shepard Krech III and Barbara A. Hail, eds., reviewed by Alfred Young Man 66

Sacred Legacy: Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian by Christopher Cardozo, ed., and photographs by Edward S. Curtis, reviewed by Margaret A. MacKichan 67

Our Town on the Plains: J. J. Pennell's Photographs of Junction City, Kansas, 1893-1922 by James R. Shortridge, reviewed by Richard Francaviglia 68

Gathering Remnants: A Tribute to the Working Cowboy by Kendall Nelson and Felicitas Funke-Riehle, reviewed by J. C. Leacock 69

New Essays on My Ántonia by Sharon O'Brien, ed., reviewed by Andrew Jewell 70

Mari Sandoz's Native Nebraska: The Plains Indian Country by LaVerne Harrell Clark, reviewed by Kim Lee 71

Coyote Kills John Wayne: Postmoderism and Contemporary Fictions of the Transcultural Frontier by Carlton Smith, reviewed by Shari M. Huhndorf 72



SPRING 2002 VOL. 22/NO. 2


William Jennings Bryan: Boy Orator, Broken Man, and the "Evolution" of America's Public Philosophy Troy A. Murphy 83

    Key Words: William Jennings Bryan, Cross of Gold Speech, democracy, Populist myth, rhetoric, Scopes Trial

Casting the Buffalo Commons: Rhetorical Analysis of Print Media Coverage of the Buffalo Commons Proposal for the Great Plains Mary L. Umberger 99

    Key Words: Buffalo Commons, Murray Edelman, Great Plains, media studies, myth, Frank Popper, rhetorical criticism

Mending the Sacred Hoop: Identity Enactment and the Occupation of Wounded Knee Sheryl L. Lindsley, Charles A. Braithwaite, and Kristin L. Ahlberg 115

    Key Words: American Indian Movement (AIM), Ghost Dance, Ogallala, protests, rhetoric, Wounded Knee

BOOK REVIEWS

The Native American Oral Tradition: Voices of the Spirit and Soul by Lois J. Einhorn, reviewed by Randall A. Lake 127

âh-âyîtaw isi ê-kî-kiskêyihtahkik maskihkiy. They Knew Both Sides of Medicine: Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing told by Alice Ahenakew by H.C. Wolfart and Freda Ahenakew, eds. and trans., reviewed by Rory Larson 128

Willa Cather's Southern Connections: New Essays on Cather and the South by Ann Romines, ed., reviewed by Marcia Robertson 128

Winning the Dust Bowl by Carter Revard, reviewed by Norma C. Wilson 129

Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine: A Casebook by Hertha D. Sweet Wong, reviewed by Robert Bensen 130

The Novels of Louise Erdrich: Stories of Her People by Connie A. Jacobs, reviewed by Catherine Rainwater 130

Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions by Andrew Gulliford, reviewed by G. Ian Brace 131

Spirit Beings and Sun Dancers: Black Hawk's Vision of the Lakota World by Janet Catherine Berlo, reviewed by James D. Keyser 132

Alberta Society of Artists: The First Seventy Years by Kathy E. Zimon, reviewed by Colleen Skidmore 133

The Arikara War: The First Plains Indian, 1823 by William R. Nester, reviewed by Victoria A. O. Smith 134

Journeys to the Land of Gold: Emigrant Diaries from the Bozeman Trail, 1863-1866 by Susan Badger Doyle, ed., reviewed by Sherry L. Smith 134

General Crook and the Western Frontier by Charles M. Robinson III, reviewed by Michael L. Tate 135

Contested Territory: Whites, Native Americans, and African Americans in Oklahoma, 1865-1907 by Murray R. Wickett, reviewed by Linda W. Reese 136

Tell Them We Are Going Home: The Odyssey of the Northern Cheyennes by John H. Monnett, reviewed by Alan Boye 137

Reimagining Indians: Native Americans Through Anglo Eyes, 1880-1940 by Sherry L. Smith, reviewed by Lincoln Faller 138

Tent Show: Arthur Names and His "Famous" Players by Donald W. Whisenhunt, reviewed by Terry Wunder 139

Telling Tales: Essays in Western Women's History by Catherine A. Cavanaugh and Randi E. Warne, eds, reviewed by Jane Reid Thompson 139

"Peace, Progress and Prosperity": A Biography of Saskatchewan's First Premier, T. Walter Scott by Gordon L. Barnhart, reviewed by J. William Brennan 140

Dust Bowl USA: Depression America and the Ecological Imagination, 1929-1941 by Brad D. Lookingbill, reviewed by Diane Quantic 141

The Urban Indian Experience in America by Donald L. Fixico, reviewed by Liz Grobsmith 142

Waltzing with the Ghost of Tom Joad: Poverty, Myth, and Low-Wage Labor in Oklahoma by Robert Lee Maril, reviewed by Robert Fulton 143

The Natural West: Environmental History in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains by Dan Flores, reviewed by Emily Greenwald 144

Dream a Little: Land and Social Justice in Modern America by Dorothee E. Kocks, reviewed by Betsy Downey 145

Naming the Winds: A High Plains Apprenticeship by Caroline Marwitz, reviewed by Stefani Jaye Farris 146

Wild Stone Heart: An Apprentice in the Fields by Sharon Butala, reviewed by Bill Draper Finlaw 147



SUMMER 2002 VOL. 22/NO. 3


Congressman Usher Burdick of North Dakota and the "Ungodly Menace": Anti-United National Rhetoric, 1950-1958 Bernard Lemelin 163

    Key Words: Usher Burdick, Cold War, Congress, Dwight D. Eisenhower, isolationism, North Dakota, Harry S. Truman, United Nations, US foreign policy

"Private" Lives and "Public" Writing: Rhetorical Practices of Western Nebraska Women Charlotte Hogg 183

    Key Words: literacy, Paxton, public and private spheres, rhetoric, rural women

"She Had Never Humbled Herself": Alexandra Bergson and Marie Shabata as the "Real" Pioneers of O Pioneers! Douglas W. Werden 199

    Key Words: Willa Cather, new woman, O Pioneers! , pioneer, spousal abuse, woman farmer

REVIEW ESSAY

Indians and Anthropologists by David Wishart. A review of Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 13. Plains edited by Raymond J. DeMallie 217

BOOK REVIEWS

Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions by Joseph Epes Brown with Emily Cousins, reviewed by Kathleen Danker 221

Finding the West: Explorations with Lewis and Clark by James P. Ronda, reviewed by Greg O'Brien 222

Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed by Stephen O'Connor, reviewed by Marilyn Irvin Holt 222

Governmentality and the Mastery of Territory in Nineteenth-Century America by Matthew G. Hannah, reviewed by Christine Pappas 223

Mackenzie King and the Prairie West by Robert A. Wardhaugh, reviewed by Allen Mills 224

Dissent in Wichita: The Civil Rights Movement in the Midwest, 1954-72 by Gretchen Cassel Eick, reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber 225

The Plains Indian Photographs of Edward S. Curtis by Edward S. Curtis, reviewed by Clara Sue Kidwell 226

A Flowering of Quilts by Patricia Cox Crews, ed., reviewed by Joe Cunningham 226

Quilting Lessons: Notes from the Scrap Bag of a Writer and Quilter by Janet Catherine Berlo, reviewed by Laurel Horton 227

Ed Ruscha by Neal Benezra and Kerry Brougher, reviewed by Daniel A. Siedell 228

Working the Garden: American Writers and the Industrialization of Agriculture by William Conlogue, reviewed by Mary Paniccia Carden 229

Cold Snap as Yearning by Robert Vivian, reviewed by Jonathan Ritz 230



FALL 2002 VOL. 22/NO. 4


Migration of the Great Plains: An Introduction Charles A. Braithwaite 243

    Key Words: Great Plains, migration, regional development, population change

A Longitudinal Approach to Great Plains Migration John C Hudson 245

    Key Words: migration, bison, Central Plains, Oneota, Central Plains tradition

Drawn by the Bison: Late Prehistoric Native Migration into the Central Plains Lauren W. Ritterbush 259

    Key Words: migration, bison, Central Plains, Oneota, Central Plains tradition

Piecing Together the Ponca Past: Reconstructing Degiha Migration to the Great Plains Beth R. Ritter 271

    Key Words: Blood Run, Degiha, ethnohistory, migrations, Oneota, oral history, Ponca

BOOK REVIEWS

Plain Speaking: Essays on Aboriginal Peoples and the Prairie by Patrick Douaud and Bruce Dawson, eds., reviewed by L. Brooks Hill 285

General William S. Harney by George Rollie Adams, reviewed by Randy Kane 286

Indian Orphanages by Marilyn Irvin Holt, reviewed by Michael C. Coleman 286

Medicine That Walks: Disease, Medicine, and Canadian Plains Native People, 1880-1940 by Maureen K. Lux, reviewed by R. Wesley Heber 287

Rebirth of the Blackfeet Nation, 1912-1954 by Paul C. Rosier, reviewed by Darrell Robes Kipp 288

The Woman Who Watches Over the World: A Native Memoir by Linda Hogan, reviewed by Diane Quantic 289

I Hear the Train: Reflections, Inventions, Refractions by Louis Owens, reviewed by Lee Schweninger 289

F. P. Grove in Europe and Canada: Translated Lives by Klaus Martens, reviewed by Irene Gammel 290

Willa Cather and Others by Jonathan Goldberg, reviewed by Heather K. Love 291

Letters from the Dust Bowl by Caroline Henderson, reviewed by Brian Q. Cannon 292

Mavericks: An Incorrigible History of Alberta by Aritha van Herk, reviewed by Donald B. Smith 292