Buried Indians.

Author:Norton, Oliver
Position:Buried Indians: Digging Up the Past in a Midwestern Town - Brief article - Book review

Buried Indians

Laurie Hovell McMillin

University of Wisconsin Press

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0299216845 $24.95 1-800-621-2736 www.wisc.edu/wisconsinpress

Part memoir, part local history, Buried Indians: Digging Up the Past in a Midwestern Town tells about a struggle in the Trempealeau, Wisconsin hometown of author Laurie McMillin (associate professor of rhetoric, composition and religion) to determine whether the platform mounds atop Trempealeau Mountain constituted authentic Indian mounds. A sensitive and balanced accounting that examines opposing views between the dominant Euro-American culture and Native...

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