Monthly Archives: June 2012

What’s Missing

Dakota quilled moccasins. The Minnesota Historical Society. In the process of designing the new 1862 exhibit at the History Center in St. Paul, the Minnesota Historical Society stuck its neck out. You know the old joke: What happens when you … Continue reading

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Comparatively Speaking, it’s a Deal!

The Minnesota Historical Society’s Reserve copy of the first (1863) edition of A Thrilling Narrative of Indian Captivity. Those unaccustomed to University Press-produced books may wonder. But compared to a first edition that sold at auction in 2010 for $12,000, … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Knives and Beams Part 7 and PDF

The conclusion of a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor of literature and cultural studies at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. The series begins here.  Part 7: “Showing Basic Human … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Beams and Knives, Part 6

Minnesota’s State Capitol, on permanent exhibit in the architecture of the Minnesota Historical Society History Center, St. Paul, Minnesota. ***** Part six in a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Knives and Beams Part 5

Part five in a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor of literature and cultural studies at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. The series begins here. Part 5: Sarah Wakefield’s Story … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Knives and Beams, Part 4

Part four in a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor of literature and cultural studies at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. The series begins here. Part 4: Hannah Dustan: Commemoration … Continue reading

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Clubs, Hatchets, Knives and Beams Part 3

Part three in a seven-part series on European American/Native American War Artifacts and the Ethics of Display by Zabelle Stodola, professor of literature and cultural studies at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. The series begins here. Part 3: Hannah Dustan’s Story … Continue reading

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