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Jun.16.2009
Many different Indian tribes have lived in Iowa, each existing as an independent nation with its own history, culture, language, and traditions. Some were residents before recorded time; some lived in Iowa for relatively short periods but played memorable roles in the state’s history; others...
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Feb.09.2009
My essay "A Closing Circle: Musings on the Ioway Indians in Iowa" is in The Worlds Between Two Rivers: Perspectives on American Indians in Iowa (An Expanded Edition), Edited by Gretchen M. Bataille, David Mayer Gradwohl, and Charles L. P. Silet. The book is a revised expanded 2000 edition...
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Feb.09.2009
"As an Ioway Indian, [Lance Foster] is interested in the landscape as it was when his ancestors left Iowa in the early nineteenth century, so he went to the Neal Smith refuge, hoping to see the msall herd of buffalo that had been introduced and the prairie "returning to life." In...