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Encounter on the Great Plains

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

Encounter on the Great Plains( )
Author: Hansen, Karen V.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $38.95
Book Description:

When Scandinavian immigrants and Dakota Indians lived side by side on a turn-of-the-century reservation, each struggled independently to preserve their language and culture. Despite this shared struggle, European settlers expanded their land ownership throughout the period while Native Americans were marginalized on the reservations intended for them. Karen Hansen captures this moment through distinctive, uniquely American voices.

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