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  • 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

  • Commemorate or celebrate?

    In this issue of High Country News, four essayists take a thoughtful look at the Lewis and Clark expedition and its impacts – past and present — on Indian America

  • Gold mining proposed in historic South Passarea

    A Canadian mining company, the Fremont Gold Corporation, plans to dig 200 test pits for a possible mining operation five miles from the South Pass National Historic Landmark in Wyoming, where wagon trains once traveled

  • His photographs trace the passage of time

    Photographer Mark Klett has made an art of rephotographing Western landscapes first documented about 100 years ago

  • Journey of Rediscovery: The living, breathing natives who made Lewis and Clark

    For all the heroism of their achievement, Lewis and Clark would not have survived without the help of the many Indian peoples they encountered across the West

  • Lewis and Clark: Just another cog in the wheel of history

    Lewis and Clark did not visit an unchanging, pristine West, but an evolving landscape that had been shaped by Indian peoples for thousands of years

  • Living with the ghosts of the Indian Wars

    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 Knee

  • Maverick Autobiographies: Women Writers and the American West, 1900-1936

    In Maverick Autobiographies, Cathryn Halverson rediscovers three fascinating Western women writers: Mary MacLane, Opal Whiteley and Juanita Harrison

  • More than just a city on a river

    In Hispanic Albuquerque: 1706-1846, Marc Simmons takes readers on a fascinating journey through the history of the Duke City in New Mexico

  • Resurrected memories of a prison camp

    "Snow Country Memories: Interned in North Dakota," a new exhibit at the North Dakota Museum of Art, brings to life the World War II-era Fort Lincoln Internment Camp and the people who lived there, like poet Itaru Ina

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