The Kansa Indians;: A History of the Wind People, 1673-1873 (INSCRIBED)

William E Unrau

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INSCRIBED BY WILLIAM E. UNRAU. First Edition. c.1971. Hardcover. Tan cloth. 8vo. 244pp. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket. Mild general shelfwear. Rubbing to dustjacket, moderate sunning to spine, edgewear with occasional abrasions and short tears, wear at spine-ends. Bookseller Inventory #

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After their first contacts with whites in the seventeenth century, the Kansa Indians began migrating from the eastern United States to what is now eastern Kansas, by way of the Missouri Valley. Settling in villages mostly along the Kansas River, they led a semi-sedentary life, raising corn and a few vegetables and hunting buffalo in the spring and fall. It was an idyllic existence-until bad, and then worse, things began to happen.

William E. Unrau tells how the Kansa Indians were reduced from a proud people with a strong cultural heritage to a remnant forced against their will to take up the whites' ways. He gives a balanced but hard-hitting account of an important and tragic chapter in American history.

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William E. Unrau is Professor of History in Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas. He has published several studies of Kansas and Indian history, including, with Craig Miner, Tribal Dispossession and the Ottawa Indian University Fraud, also published by the University of Oklahoma Press.



H. Craig Miner (1945–2010), was the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History in Wichita State University. Miner was the author of many books, including Tribal Dispossession and the Ottawa Indian University Fraud, coauthored by William E. Unrau, published by the University of Oklahoma Press.



R. David Edmunds, Professor of History at the University of Texas in Dallas, is a historian of Native American people and the American West. The author or editor of ten books and over one hundred essays, articles, and other shorter publications, Edmunds' major works have been awarded the Francis Parkman Prize (The Potawatomis: Keepers Of The Fire, 1978); the Ohioana Prize for Biography (The Shawnee Prophet , 1983); and the Alfred Heggoy Prize of the French Colonial Historical Society (The Fox Wars: The Mesquakie Challenge To New France, 1993).

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Title: The Kansa Indians;: A History of the Wind ...
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First edition.

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