The U.N. Human Rights Council believes that South Dakota's Black Hills
belong to their native Sioux inhabitants -- but do most Americans even
understand the issue?
by Paul VanDevelder,
Jun 07, 2012
Historian Richard West Sellars didn't intend to spend a career in the Park Service. But after 35 years, his impact still resonates.
by Kimberly Hirai,
Jan 27, 2012
Editor Paul Andrew Hutton gathers some award-winning articles on Western history and culture.
by Erica Wetter,
Aug 07, 2011
In Restoring a Presence, Peter Nabokov
and Lawrence Loendorf shine a light on Yellowstone’s largely
forgotten American Indian heritage
Jun 13, 2005
Three new books about the West’s Indian wars –
Ned Blackhawk’s Violence Over the Land, Kingsley Bray’s
Crazy Horse: A Lakota Life, and Robert W. Larson’s Gall:
Lakota War Chief – seem to romanticize a violent
by Annie Dawid,
Feb 04, 2008
If we're no longer considered U.S. citizens by birthright, then how do we know we're citizens at all?
by Diane Sylvain,
Sep 13, 2010
In Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, edited
by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney, 45 diverse writers define
unusual geographical terms used across the country.
by Eliza Murphy,
Mar 05, 2007
Michael Blake’s new nonfiction book, Indian Yell,
fails to live up to its ambitious subtitle, “The Heart of an
American Insurgency,” with its quick tour of 12 battles
between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians.
by Jared Blackley,
Apr 30, 2007
Big Dams of the New Deal Era: A Confluence of Engineering
and Politics is as deep and erudite a tome as it sounds, and yet
also a surprisingly good read
by Laura Paskus,
Jun 25, 2007
America’s wild horses deserve our protection, and our respect.
by Deanne Stillman,
Jul 01, 2010