FEBRUARY 1994 VOL. 4/NO. 1

ARTICLES

"Wading to Pembina": 1849 Spring and Summer Weather in the Valley of the Red River of the North and Some Climatic Implications Danny Blair and W. F. Rannie 3

    Key Words: Red River of the North

Sensitivity of Streamflow to Climate Change: A Case Study for Nebraska M. Rowe, Karl C. Kuivinen, and Francisco Flores-Mendoza 27

    Key Words: streamflow

Inherited Morphologies of Two Large Basins in Clay County, Nebraska Mark S. Kuzila 51

    Key Words: Clay County, Nebraska, basins

Rural Population Change on the Canadian Prairies William J. Carlyle 65

    Key Words: Canadian prairies, population change

The Effects of Migration Upon the Quality of Life of Elderly Movers in a Small Prairie City: The Case of Brandon, Manitoba John Everitt and Barbara Gfellner 89

    Key Words: quaility of life, Brandon, Manitoba

A Review of White-tailed Deer Movements in the Great Plains Relative to Environmental Conditions Kurt C. VerCauteren and Scott E. Hygnstrom 117

    Key Words: white-tailed deer

Quantifying the Effect of Technology and Management on Wheat Yields in the Western Great Plains Elizabeth Law-Evans and Paul A. Kay 133

    Key Words: wheat yields, Western Great Plains

Ordination and Description of Prairie Plant Communities from the Southern Missouri Coteau in South Dakota Robert Tatina 147

    Key Words: prairie plant communities, Southern Missouri Coteau

BOOK REVIEWS

Life at Four Corners: Religion, Gender, and Education in a German-Lutheran Community, 1868-1945 by Carol K. Coburn, reviewed by Susan Rugh 163

The Proper Edge of the Sky: The High Plateau Country of Utah by Edward A. Geary, reviewed by John A. Butler 164

Texas Range Plants by Stephan L. Hatch and Jennifer Pluhar, reviewed by James Stubbendieck 166

Flat Water: A History of Nebraska and its Water by Robert K. Kuzelka, project manager; Charles A. Flowerday, ed.; Robert Manley, contr. ed.; Bradley C. Rundquist, ed. assoc., reviewed by Thomas C. Gustavson 167

Science with Practice: Charles E. [Edwin] Bessey and the Maturing of American Botany by Richard A. Overfield, reviewed by Linda Johnson Rossi 169

Gentle Conquest: The Botanical Discovery of North America with Illustrations from the Library of Congress by James L. Reveal, reviewed by Richard A. Overfield 170

Symposium on the Impacts of Climatic Change and Variability on the Great Plains edited by Geoffrey Wall, reviewed by Paul A. Kay 171

Robert S. Roeschlaub: Architect of the Emerging West, 1843-1923 by Francine Haber, Kenneth R. Fuller and David N. Wetzel, reviewed by H. Keith Sawyers 173

Oklahoma Bird Life by F. M. and A. M. Baumgartner, reviewed by Jack D. Tyler 174

The Palliser Triangle: A Region in Space and Time edited by R. W. Barendregt, M. C. Wilson, and F. J. Jankunis, reviewed by Alex Paul 176

Aboriginal Peoples and Politics: The Indian Land Question in British Columbia, 1849-1989 by Paul Tennant, reviewed by Bruce Stadfeld 177

The Administration of Dominion Lands, 1870-1930 by Kirk N. Lambrecht, reviewed by Louis A. Knafla 179

NEWS AND NOTES, 181


AUGUST 1994 VOL. 4/NO. 2

DIRECTOR'S NOTE John R. Wunder, 197
INTRODUCTION John R. Wunder, 198
ARTICLES

"Make-Believe White-Men" and the Omaha Land Allotments of 1871-1900 Mark J. Swetland 201

    Key Words: Omaha, land allotments

The Politics of Retribalization: The Northern Ponca Case Beth R. Ritter 237

    Key Words: Northern Ponca, retribalization

Kiowa Powwows: Tribal Identity Through the Continuity of the Gourd Dance Benjamin R. Kracht 257

    Key Words: Kiowa powwows, Gourd Dance

Diet and Disease on the Plains: Diabetes Among the Omaha Lisa M. Hug 271

    Key Words: diabetes, diet

The Evolution of Bilingual Education in an American Indian Community: A Decade of Evaluation as Applied Anthropology Janet Goldenstein Ahler 293

    Key Words: bilingual education

Will the House Win: Does Sovereignty Rule in Indian Casinos? Beth M. Wilkins and Beth R. Ritter 305

    Key Words: Indian casinos

BOOK REVIEWS

Battlefields and Burial Grounds: The Indian Struggle to Protect Ancestral Graves in the United States by Roger C. Echo-Hawk and Walter R. Echo-Hawk, reviewed by Larry J. Zimmerman 325

Native American Dance: Ceremonies and Social Traditions by Charlotte Heth, reviewed by Eric J. Jolly 326

Visions of the People: A Pictorial History of Plains Indian Life by Evan M. Maurer, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow 327

The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, 1877-1900 by Orlan J. Svingen, reviewed by Michael L. Tate 329

Crow Dog's Case: American Indian Sovereignty, Tribal Law, and United States Law in the Nineteenth Century by Sidney L. Harring, reviewed by Richmond L. Clow 330

The White Earth Tragedy: Ethnicity and Dispossession at a Minnesota Anishinaabe Reservation, 1889-1920 by Melissa L. Meyer, reviewed by Jerry A. Schultz 332

The Hunt for Willie Boy: Indian Hating and Popular Culture by James A. Sandos and Larry E. Burgess, reviewed by Linda S. Parker 334

The First Americans: Photographs from the Library of Congress by William H. Goetzmann, reviewed by Mary Beth Klauer 335

The Dust Rose Like Smoke: The Subjugation of the Zulu and the Sioux by James O. Gump, reviewed by Lynn Williams 337

American Indian Law Deskbook edited by Julie Wrend and Clay Smith, reviewed by Sidney L. Harring 338

Indians in Prison: Incarcerated Native Americans in Nebraska by Elizabeth S. Grobsmith, reviewed by Ronet Bachman 341

Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala by Michael F. Steltenkamp, reviewed by Lee Irwin 342

Archaeology, History, and Custer's Last Battle: The Little Big Horn Reexamined by Richard Allan Fox, Jr., reviewed by Mark F. Baumler 344

Battles and Skirmishes of the Creat Sioux War, 1876-1877: The Military View by Jerome A. Greene, reviewed by Gary P. Smith 346

Swords and Ploughshares: War and Agriculture in Western Canada edited by R. C. Macleod, reviewed by Ken Leyton-Brown 347

Without Reserve: Stories from Urban Natives by Lynda Shorten, reviewed by Steve Potts 349

What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village by Janet D. Spector, reviewed by Jennifer S. H. Brown 350

American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War by Thomas Vennum, Jr., reviewed by Brian S. Butler 352

Disease and Demography in the Americas edited by John W. Verano and Douglas H. Ubelaker, reviewed by Karl J. Reinhard 353

Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz by Sandra C. Taylor, reviewed by Matthew Toshiaki Estes 354

The Changing Social Geography of Canadian Cities edited by Larry S. Bourne and David F. Ley, reviewed by Abraham Akkerman 356

Long Vistas: Women and Families on Colorado Homesteads by Katherine Harris, reviewed by Glenda Riley 357

The Great American Outlaw: A Legacy of Fact and Fiction by Frank Richard Prassel, reviewed by David J. Bodenhamer 359

NEBRASKAland Magazine's The Cellars of Time: Paleontology and Archaeology in Nebraska by Michael R. Voorhies, John R. Bozell, Gayle F. Carlson, and John Ludwickson, reviewed by Karl J. Reinhard 360

Kansas Quilts and Quilters by B. Brackman, J. A. Chinn, G. R. Davis, T. Thompson, S. R. Farley, N. Hornback, reviewed by Laurel Horton 362

NEWS AND NOTES, 365
ANNUAL INDEX, 371