Editor Paul Andrew Hutton gathers some award-winning articles on Western history and culture.
by Erica Wetter,
Aug 07, 2011
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
The Northwest is still haunted by the tragic history of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce Indians.
by Rich Wandschneider,
Oct 21, 2010
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
Paul VanDevelder digs into the rotten core of the American experience in his new book, Savages & Scoundrels: The Untold Story of America's Road to Empire through Indian Territory.
by Debra Utacia Krol,
Jan 31, 2010
Despite our reflexive fear of the word "socialism," the West was built on subsidized government efforts.
by Ed Quillen,
Oct 23, 2009
Montana’s "Custer Country" is a region haunted by
the ghosts of the Indian Wars, where towns are still named for the
so-called "heroes’ responsible for massacres such as Wounded
by Mary Zeiss Stange,
Feb 06, 2006
In Buffalo Calf Road Woman, Rosemary
and Joseph Agonito give a fictionalized account of the only woman
warrior to fight at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Nov 28, 2005