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WINTER 2013 VOL. 33/ No. 1


Crowns of Honor: Sacred Laws of Eagle-Feather War Bonnets and Repatriating the Icon of the Great Plains, Leo Killsback, 1

    Key words: Cheyenne, chiefs, customary law, headdress, Lakota, leadership, warrior


Sibley's Winnebago Prisoners: Deconstructing Race and Recovering Kinship in the Dakota War of 1862, Linda M. Waggoner, 25

    Key Words: Dakota War of 1862; Ho-Chunk; Little Priest; Mankatoa, Minnesota; Sibley, Henry H.; Winnebago, Nebraska; Winnebago Indians


Challenging Imperial Expectations: Black and White Female Homesteaders in Kansas, Tonia M. Compton, 49

    Key Words: Congress, gender, land, property rights, western expansion


BOOK REVIEWS
Custer on Canvas: Representing Indians, Memory, and Violence in the New West by Paul L. Hedren, reviewed by Charles M. Robinson III, 69

Pioneer Performances: Stanging the Frontier by Matthew Rebhorn, by Theresa Strouth Gaul, 63

Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment by Robin L. Murray and Joseph K. Huemann, reviewed by Stephen Rust, 64

Arapaho Journeys: Photographs and Stories from the Wind River Reservation by Sara Wiles, reviewed by Morning Rae Ferris, 65

Willa Cather and Modern Cultures edited by Melissa J. Homestead and Guy J. Reynolds, reviewed by Stefanie Herron, 66

A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and Hill Country by Rick Bass, reviewed by Scott Slovic, 66

The Astaires: Fred and Adele by Kathleen Riley, reviewed by Elizabeth A. Govaerts, 67


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SPRING 2013 VOL. 33/ No. 2


"Ever Since the Hanging of Oliphant": Lynching and the Suppression of Mob Violence in Topeka, Kansas, Brent M.S. Campney, 71

    Key Words: Class conflict, murder, police, racism, resistance, violence


Episcopal Missionaries on the Santee and Yankton Reservations: Cross-Cultural Collaboration and President Grant's Peace Policy, David S. Trask, 87

    Key Words: Assimilation, Brotherhood of Christian Unity, collaboration, Dakota Territory, Rev. Philip Deloria, Episcopal Church, William H. Hare, Samuel D. Hinman, missionaries, Peace Policy, U.S.-Dakota ware of 1862


How Badly Can Cattle and Land Sales Suffer From This?": Drought and Cattle Sickness on the Ja Ranch, 1910-1918, Matthew M. Day, 103

    Key Words: agriculture, ranching, Texas Panhandle, Trans-Mississippi, World War I


BOOK REVIEWS

Zebulon Pike, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West edited by Matthew L. Harris and Jay H. Buckley, reviewed by Dennis Reinhartz, 115

Buying America from the Indians: "Johnson v. McIntosh" and the History of Native Land Rights by Blake A. Watson, reviewed by Robert J. Miller, 115

The Republic of Nature: An Environmental History of the United States by Mark Fiege, reviewed by Francis Moul, 116

Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, A Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation by Jon T. Coleman, reviewed by Rich Aarstad, 117

Uniting the Tribes: The Rise and Fall of Pan-Indian Community on the Crow Reservation by Frank Rzeczkowski; , reviewed by Rodney Frey, 117

The Woman Who Loved Mankind: The Life of a Twentieth-Century Crow Elder by Lillian Bullshows Hogan, reviewed by Kelly M. Branam, 118

Working People in Alberta: A History edited by Alvin Finkel, reviewed by Tom Langford, 119

The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction Edited by Jorge Daniel Veneciano, reviewed by Craig Adcock, 120


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SUMMER 2013 VOL. 33/ No. 3


Ethnography of One Family on a 1939 Blackfeet Indian Reservation Farm Project in Montana, Donald D. Pepion, 123

    Key Words: Agriculture, American Indians, cultural anthropology, Dawes Act, irrigation projects


Joseph E. Johnson: Author of Frontier News, Promotion, and Progress, Michael S. Huefner and Shauna Anderson Young, 141

    Key Words: Council Bluffs, Iowa, Middle Missouri River Valley, newspapers, Omaha Indian tribe, Pottawattamie County


Family, Ethnic Entrepreneurship, and the Lebanese of Kansas, Jay M. Price and Sue Abdinnour, 161

    Key Words: Arab, business, peddling, Syrian, Wichita


BOOK REVIEWS

Sign Unseen: How Fremont's Expedition Changed the American Landscape by Andrew Menard, reviewed by Ryan Boyd, 189

Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past by Peter Boag, reviewed by William Benemann, 189

Louis Riel and the Creation of Modern Canada: Mythic Discourse and the Postcolonial State by Jennifer Reid, reviewed by Kevin Bruyneel, 190

The Cowboy Cavalry: The Story of the Rocky Mountain Rangers by Gordon E. Tolton, reviewed by Brian Hubner, 191

Ho! For the Black Hills: Captain Jack Crawford Reports the Black Hills Gold Rush and Great Sioux War edited by Paul L. Hedren, reviewed by Tim Lehman, 192

He Rode with Butch and Sundance: The Story of Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan by Mark T. Smokov, reviewed by Jeff Wells, 193

Nikkei in the Interior West: Japenese Immigrants and Community Building, 1882-1945 by Eric Walz, reviewed by Jonathan Dresner, 193

Life's Journey-Zuya: Oral Teachings from Rosebud by Albert White Hat Sr., compiled and edited by John Cunningham reviewed by Tink Tinker, 194

Light on the Prairie: Solomon D. Butcher, Photographer of Nebraska's Pioneer Days by Nancy Plain, reviewed by M. Melissa Wolfe, 195

A Book on the Making of Lonesome Dove by John Spong, color plates by Jeff Wilson; photographs by Bill Wittliff, reviewed by Shirley Ayn Linder, 196

The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather, historical essay and explanatory notes by Ann Moseley; textual essay and editing by Kari A. Ronning, reviewed by Debra Cumberland, 196

Time's Shadow: Remembering a Family Farm in Kansas by Arnold J. Bauer, reviewed by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg, 197

Prairie Silence: A Memoir by Melanie Hoffert, reviewed by Kathleen Dixon, 198

Island of Bones: Essays by Joy Castro, reviewed by Patricia Foster, 198

Through the Schoolhouse Door: Folklore, Community, Curriculum by Paddy Bowman and Lynne Hamer, eds., reviewed by Nelda R. Ault, 199


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FALL 2013 VOL. 33/ No. 4


Essay: The 2013 Great Plains Distinguished Book Prize R.M. Joeckel  203


Making War on Jupiter Pluvius: The Culture and Science of Rainmaking in the Southern Great Plains, 1870-1913, Michael R. Whitaker, 207

    Key Words: Robert Dyrenforth, pathological science, pluviculture, popular science, C.W. Post, weather modification, Western expansion


Eastern Beads, Western Applications: Wampum Among Plains Tribes, Jordan Keagle, 221

    Key Words: belts, diplomacy, Indian factory system, jewelry, portraiture, Western expansion


The Diminishment of the Great Sioux Reservation: Treaties, Tricks, and Time, Alan L. Neville, Alyssa Kaye Anderson, 237

    Key Words: American Indian reservations, Dawes Act, frationation, Homestead Act, Lakota Sioux, treaties

BOOK REVIEWS

Native Historians Write Back: Decolonizing American Indian History editors Susan A. Miller and James Riding In, reviewed by Angela Parker, 253

The Indianization of Lewis and Clark by William Swagerty, Forward by James P. Ronda, reviewed by Clarissa W. Confer, 253

Weapons of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Jim Garry, reviewed by Brooke Wibracht, 255

Terrible Justice: Sioux Chiefs and U.S. Soldiers on the Upper Missouri, 1854-1868 by Doreen Chaky, reviewed by Steven C. Haack, 255

Villages on Wheels: A Social History of the Gathering to Zion by Stanley B. Kimball and Violet T. Kimball, reviewed by W. Paul Reeve, 256

Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands: A Young Politician's Quest for Recovery in the American West by Roger L. Di Silvestro, reviewed by Mark Harvey, 257

Inside the Ark: The Hutterites in Cananda and the United States by Yossi Katz and John Lehr, reviewed by Rod Janzen, 258

Fighting Their Own Battles: Mexican Americans, African Americans, and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Texas by Brian D. Behnken, reviewed by Edwin Dorn, 259

Hell of a Vision: Regionalism and the Modern American West by Robert L. Dorman, reviewed by Allen Frost, 260

The Bioregional Imagination: Literature, Ecology, and Place edited by Tom Lynch, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Karla Armbruster, reviewed by Jenny Kerber, 260

A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory from a Prairie Landscape by Candace Savage, reviewed by Susan Naramore Maher, 261

The James T. Bialac Native American Art Collection: Selected Works edited by Mark Andrew White, foreward by David L. Boren, introduction by Mary Jo Watson, reviewed by Emma I. Hansen, 262

Living with American Indian Art: The Hirschfield Collection by Alan J. Hirschfield with Terry Winchell, photographs by W. Garth Dowling, foreword by Gaylord Torrence, reviewed by Heather Ahtone, 263

I'll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt by Brian T. Atkinson, forewords by "Cowboy" Jack Clement and Harold F. Eggers, Jr., reviewed by Chuck Vollan, 264

Dance All Night: Those Other Southwestern Swing Bands, Past and Present by Jean A. Boyd, reviewed by John Mark Dempsey, 264