Tag Archives: Great Plains

In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money

26 Apr

The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them: In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money : NPR

A Rare Insider’s View of Native American Life in Mid-20th-Century Oklahoma

30 Nov

Horace Poolaw’s photography is unearthed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian: A Rare Insider’s View of Native American Life in Mid-20th-Century Oklahoma | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

Indigenous ‘Dignity’ Towers Over the Missouri River

13 Oct

Northwest Iowa Center for Regional Studies

Artist Dale Lamphere created “Dignity” a 50-foot statue of a young Lakota girl in a star shawl open to the wind that in an embodiment of hope. Read about Lamphere’s statue overlooking the Missouri River at Chamberlain, SD on I-90 here at Indian Country Today: Indigenous ‘Dignity’ Towers Over the Missouri River – ICTMN.com

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Mathias Eick’s ‘Midwest’: A Musical Landscape

23 May

Northwest Iowa Center for Regional Studies

On Mathias Eick's new album, Midwest, he composes musical impressions of the Midwestern landscape.

Norwegian musician Mathias Eick has a fascinating musical perspective on the Midwest settled by Norwegian immigrants. List to some of his “place” music here: Mathias Eick’s ‘Midwest’: A Musical Landscape : NPR.

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