I Am a Man: When American Indians Were Recognized as People Under U.S. Law

. This is the story I have meant to share. ¬†You had to know the story of the Massacre of the¬†Cheyenne first. That took place at Fort Robinson, Nebraska on January 9, 1879. This story, and these events, played out only months later, in Omaha, Nebraska, in the spring of 1879. Though I draw on […]

Ethnic Cleansing in the United States, Historic & Contemporary

. I tried to keep up with posting while in Nebraska last week, but then the pace of the workshop – the NEH Legacies and Landmarks of the Plains Native Americans, conceived and hosted by Central Community College – was fourteen-hours-a-day relentless, with lots of travel and a couple of times, by night, I confess, […]