Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 October 2013

360 Pages | 64 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199746811

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Encounter on the Great Plains

Scandinavian Settlers and the Dispossession of Dakota Indians, 1890-1930

Karen V. Hansen

  • Provides a rare glimpse into the relationships between settlers and Native Americans by analyzing the oral histories and land records of Dakotas and Scandinavians who lived side by side on the reservation
  • Sheds new light on a later period of Native American land dispossession to show how the process continued into the 20th Century

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