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  • A brief, interpretive look at the Indian Wars

    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.

  • A common problem

    There’s a great diversity among American Indians, but the tribes share some of the same tragic ills that plague the rest of society – particularly those caused by methamphetamine abuse

  • A tasty history of the Southwest

    In Gardens of New Spain, William W. Dunmire tells the story of how Mediterranean plants and foods came to North America and changed the way its inhabitants eat

  • At last, Yellowstone bison catch a break

    At last, Yellowstone bison catch a break

    Montana is finally working on ways to deal with stray Yellowstone bison without killing them outright or keeping them indefinitely quarantined for fear of brucellosis.

  • Buffalo Calf Road Woman

    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

  • Cheewa James: Chronicler of the ‘Tribe That Wouldn’t Die’

    Cheewa James digs into the little-known history of her own people: the Modoc Indians of southern Oregon’s Klamath Valley.

  • Coyote Warrior: One Man, Three Tribes and the Trial that Forged a Nation

    Coyote Warrior by Paul VanDevelder highlights the experience of Raymond Cross, a Mandan/Hidatsa attorney who fights for his tribe’s rights

  • Film sheds light on sacred spaces

    In the Light of Reverence: Protecting America's Sacred Lands, produced and directed by Christopher McLeod, exposes the obstacles American Indians face when trying to protect their sacred places

  • Hungry sea lions put salmon-savers in a bind

    California sea lions ate so many chinook salmon at Bonneville Dam this year that some fishermen are calling for the removal and even killing of the protected mammals

  • In Washington, the most outrageous sins are legal

    Given the incestuous nature of politics and lobbying in Washington, D.C., and the corruption inherent in the gambling industry, the rise of an opportunist like Jack Abramoff was all but inevitable

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