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Winter 1990

Winter 1990

Vol. 40, No. 1

Created: Monday, January 1, 1990

Vol. 40, No. 1

Robes, Rum, and Rifles Indian Middlemen in the Northern Plains Fur Trade
by Thomas F. Schilz

Where Did the Nez Perces Go in Yellowstone in 1877?by William L. Lang

Motivations of Indian Children at Missionary and U.S. Government Schools, 1860–1918 A Study through Published Reminiscences
by Michael C. Coleman

‘That Is My Road’ The Life and Times of a Crow Berdache
by Will Roscoe

Indian Perspectives of the Bozeman Trail, 1864–1868by Susan Badger Doyle

Montana Episodes A Trooper with Custer: Augustus DeVoto’s Account of the Little Big Horn
ed. by Dale Schoenberger

Historical Commentary The West and the Military-Industrial Complex
by Gerald D. Nash

A Tribute to William L. Langby Vivian A. Paladin, Richard Maxwell Brown, Dave Walter, Elliott West, Laurie K. Mercier, and Michael P. Malone

Montana Book Roundupby Charles E. Rankin

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Emmons, The Butte Irish, reviewed by Mary Murphy | Blair, Women in Pacific Northwest History, reviewed by Glenda Riley | Madson, ed., Exploring the Great Salt Lake, reviewed by Patricia A. Etter | Montgomery, Saying Goodbye, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Cox, The Park Builders, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Luckingham, Phoenix, reviewed by Gunther Barth | Mangum, Battle of the Rosebud, reviewed by Richard N. Ellis | Scott, Fox, Conner, and Harmon, Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn, reviewed by Robert Wooster | Williams, Americans and Their Forests, reviewed by Stephen Haycox | Nunis and Lothrop, eds., A Guide to the History of California, reviewed by Spencer C. Olin | Short, Ronald Reagan and the Public Lands, reviewed by John Opie

On the cover

(front) What an Indian Thinks, n.d., by Maynard Dixon; (back) “The Real American and the Simple Life”, n.d., by Norman A. Forsyth