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WINTER 2015 VOL. 35/ No. 1

Hitler’s Effect on Wildlife in Nebraska: World War II and Farmed Landscapes, Larkin Powell, 1
    Key words: Agriculture, crops, landscape change, livestock, Great Plains

The Northern Boundary of the Louisiana Purchase, William E. Lass, 27
    Key words: Canada, Convention of 1818, forty-ninth parallel, Thomas Jefferson, Lake of the Woods

“We Have Lived on Broken Promises”: Charles A. Eastman, Susan La Flesche Picotte, and the Politics of American Indian Assimilation during the Progressive Era, Sarah Pripas-Kapit, 51
   Key words: Charles A. Eastman, Indian progressives, Lakotas, medicine, Omaha Indians, Susan La Flesche Picotte, Santee Dakotas

A Brief History of Hutterite Demography, Simon M. Evans, Peter Peller, 79
Key words: Birthrate, Canada, census, demography, Hutterites, population growth, United States

Review Essay: Powwow Times Three: Intertribal Powwow Music from Three Perspectives, Paula J. Conlon, 103


Call for Change: The Medicine Way of American Indian History, Ethos, and Reality by Donald L. Fixico, reviewed by Mark A. Eifler, 113

Women and Ledger Art: Four Contemporary Native American Artists by Richard Pearce, reviewed by Margaret A. MacKichan, 113

A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter by Marianne Wesson, reviewed by M. H. Hoeflich, 115

The Life and Poetry of Ted Kooser by Mary K. Stillwell, reviewed by Ryan Boyd, 116

Witness: A Hunkpapha Historian’s Strong- Heart Song of the Lakotas by Josephine Waggoner, reviewed by Edward Valandra, 117

The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, an American Legend by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, reviewed by Thomas R. Buecker, 118

The Tolerant Populists: Kansas Populism and Nativism by Walter Nugent, reviewed by Michelle D. Tiedje, 119

Cherokee Sister: The Collected Writings of Catharine Brown, 1818–1823 by Catharine Brown, reviewed by Joshua M. Rice, 120

Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education edited by Jennifer De Leon, reviewed by Ramón Guerra, 121

Nebraska pow Camps: A History of World War II Prisoners in the Heartland by Melissa Amateis Marsh, reviewed by Arnold Krammer, 122

Indian Play: Indigenous Identities at Bacone College by Lisa K. Neuman, reviewed by Sarah Shillinger, 123

Authentic Texas: People of the Big Bend by Marcia Hatfield Daudistel and Bill Wright, reviewed by Paul Christensen, 124

News and Notes, 125

Standing Witness, Site: Sage Creek, 126

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SPRING 2015 VOL. 35/ No. 2

From Breadbasket to Dust Bowl: Rural Credit, the World War I Plow-Up, and the Transformation of American Agriculture, Sara M. Gregg, 129
    Key words: banking, farm finance, Federal Farm Loan Act, Kansas, Progressive Era

Language as Immersion: The Blackfoot Mode of Experience in James Welch’s Fools CrowIan Rogers, 167
    Key words: American Indian linguistics, precolonial perspectives, word calques

“Looked to Me Like a Good Investment”: The Evolution of Henry Wagner’s The Plains and the Rockies and His Collection of Western Americana, Stephen A. Colston, 181
   Key words: bibliography, book collecting, libraries, publishing

Review Essay: The Haunting Question of Genocide in the Americas, James V. Penelon, 203


Ride, Boldly Ride: The Evolution of the American Western by Mary Lea Bandy and Kevin Stoehr, reviewed by Christine Bold, 215/p>

Imagic Moments: Indigenous North American Film by Lee Schweninger, reviewed by Shirley K. Sneve, 216

Texas State Parks and the ccc: The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps by Cynthia Brandimarte, reviewed by Kenneth J. Bindas, 217

Nature’s Noblemen: Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West by Monica Rico, reviewed by Chuck Vollan, 217

Iron Muse: Photographing the Transcontinental Railroad by Glenn Willumson, reviewed by Richard Freeman, 218

Encyclopedia of the American Indian Movement by Bruce E. Johansen, reviewed by Akim Reinhardt, 220

The Red Man’s Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman by Benita Eisler, reviewed by Joni L. Kinsey, 221

Family Trouble: Memoirists on the Hazards and Rewards of Revealing Family by Joy Castro, reviewed by Lavona Reeves, 222

Zen of the Plains: Experiencing Wild Western Places by Tyra A. Olstad, reviewed by Kathleen Danker, 223

Meadowlark: A Novel by Dawn Wink, reviewed by Christine Stewart-Nuñez, 224

This Far-Off Wild Land: The Upper Missouri Letters of Andrew Dawson by Lesley Wischmann, reviewed by Daniel R. Uden, 225

News and Notes, 226

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SUMMER 2015 VOL. 35/ No. 3

One Man’s Dust Bowl: Recounting 1936 with Don Hartwell of Inavale, Nebraska, Stephen C. Behrendt, 229
    Key words: climate, diaries, drought, Great Depression, Red Cloud

Cold War Missiles Meet the Press: Local Newspaper Coverage of the Atlas F Missile Project, Lincoln Air Force Base, 1959–61, Rebecca Berens Matzke, 249
    Key words: anticommunism, Nebraska, nuclear threat, United States Air Force

The Plains Crucible as Regional Metaphor in Oscar Micheaux’s The Homesteader and Sophie Trupin’s Dakota Diaspora: Memoirs of a Jewish Homesteader, Matthew J. C. Cella, 269
    Key words: African Americans, homesteaders, Jewish Americans, multiculturalism

Interview with John R. Wunder, Jon K. Lauck, 289

Review Essay: About Face, Katherine Hauser, 301


A Lakota War Book from the Little Bighorn: The Pictographic “Autobiography of Half Moon.” by Castle McLaughlin, reviewed by Colin G. Calloway, 309

We Are Still Here: A Photographic History of the American Indian Movement , reviewed by Alfred Young Man, 310

Centering Anishinaabeg Studies: Understanding the World through Stories ed. by Jill Doerfler, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Heidi Kiiwetinepinesiik Stark, reviewed by Linda Legarde Grover (Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe), 311

Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th US Cavalry by Robert W. Lull, reviewed by Michael Burns, 311

Clearing the Plains: Disease, Politics of Starvation, and the Loss of Aboriginal Life by James Daschuk, reviewed by Russell S. Kirby, 312

Sunflower Justice: A New History of the Kansas Supreme Court by R. Alton Lee, reviewed by Jeffrey D. Jackson, 314

The Tallgrass Prairie Reader ed. by John T. Price, reviewed by Tom Lynch, 315

A Culinary History of the Nebraska Sand Hills: Recipes and Recollections from Prairie Kitchens by Christianna Reinhardt, reviewed by Barbara G. Shortridge, 316

Badlands: A Geography of Metaphors by Ken Delgarno, reviewed by Michael Farrell, 317

From Fort Marion to Fort Sill: A Documentary History of the Chiricahua Apache Prisoners of War, 1886–1913 by Alicia Delgadillo, Miriam A. Perrett, reviewed by Joyce M. Szabo, 318

News and Notes, 319

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FALL 2015 VOL. 35/ No. 4

Stubbendieck Book Prize, Mila Saskova-Pierce, iii-v


“Ridiculous Flix: Buckskin, Boycotts, and Busted Hollywood Narratives”
Theodore C. Van Alst Jr., 321-331

 “As Migrants and as Immigrants: African Americans Search for Land and Liberty in the Great Plains, 1890–1912”
Rachel Wolters, 333-355
Key words: immigration, Oklahoma, racism, transnationalism, western Canada

 “Between Cultures: Sioux Warriors and the Vietnam War”
John A. Little, 357-375
Key words:  American Indians, Dakota Sioux, Lakota Sioux, racism

 Review Essay

“State(s) and Statements: Reflections on Native American Literary Criticism”
Chris Nelson, 377-389


No Deal! Indigenous Arts and the Politics of Possession ed. by Tressa Berman, reviewed by Carter Jones Meyer, 391

 Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist by Richard A. Ruddy, reviewed by Jerry Thompson, 392 

Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street’s Great Railroad War by Larry Haeg, reviewed by Richard Jensen, 393

Charles M. Russell: Photographing the Legend by Larry Len Peterson, reviewed by Mindy N. Besaw, 393-394

The Darkest Period: The Kanza Indians and their Last Homeland, 1846–1873 by Ronald D. Parks, reviewed by Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, 394-395

Rewriting the Break Event: Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature by Robert Zacharias, reviewed by Ann Hostetler, 395-396

 Deep Map Country: Literary Cartography of the Great Plains by Susan Naramore Maher, reviewed by Gary Dop, 397

 Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the Nineteenth-Century Plains by David B. Danbom, rev iewed by Harry T. Cralle, 398

 The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane by Richard W. Etulain, reviewed by Donna J. Barbie, 398-399

 Railroad Empire across the Heartland: Rephotographing Alexander Gardener’s Westward Journey by James Sherow, reviewed by Michael A. Amundson, 399-400

 Montana’s Charlie Russell: Art in the Collection of the Montana Historical Society by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney and Kirby Lambert , reviewed by Melynda Seaton, 400-401

 Pemmican Empire: Food, Trade, and the Last Bison Hunts in the North American Plains, 1780–1882 by George Colpitts, reviewed by Jim Sherow, 401-402

 Wyoming Revisited: Rephotographing the Scenes of Joseph E. Stimson by Michael A. Amundson, reviewed by Mark Klett, 402-403

 News and Notes, 404