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Minnesota History Quarterly Summer 2010 (62:2)

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  • Publisher: MHS Press
  • Product ##: V62N02
  • Pelagie Faribault’s Island: Property & Marriage in Dakota Country
  • Natives, Neighbors, and the National Game: Baseball at the Pipestone Indian Training School
  • Meridel Le Sueur: Sustaining the Ground of Literary Reputation

ARTICLES

Pelagie Faribault’s Island: Property, Kinship, and the Meaning of Marriage in Dakota Country
by Catherine Denial
The United States honors the terms of an 1820 Dakota gift to a French Dakota woman: There was policy, there were ideals, and then there was the reality of the nation’s colonial venture.

Natives, Neighbors, and the National Game: Baseball at the Pipestone Indian Training School
by David J. Laliberte
Root, root, root for the home team. The all-American game provides much more than exercise to boarding-school students while also bolstering the town’s promotional efforts.

Meridel Le Sueur: Sustaining the Ground of Literary Reputation
by Linda Ray Pratt
As ideologies, politics, and literary styles change, readers discover new meaning in fine literature--but only if it remains available. There’s more to ongoing reputation than “publish or perish.”

DEPARTMENTS

EyeWitness
Colleen Sheehy visits the state fair swine barn, thanks to Jerome Liebling’s 1964 photograph.

LandMarks
Larry Millett explores a changed cityscape including a lost building on a now-vanished St. Paul street.

Book Reviews
Emancipation’s Diaspora * St. Croix River

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Minnesota History Quarterly Summer 2010 (62:2)