Gary Anderson, professor of history at the University
of Oklahoma, gave a presentation at Southwest Minnesota
State University on Thursday, September 19, 2002, in Charter
Hall, 201. Part of his presentation was open to the public from
Dr. Anderson. specializes in Ethnohistory and the history of
Native Americans of the Great Plains and American Southwest.
He has wrote many books, including The Indian's Southwest
1580-1830: Ethnogenesis and Cultural Reinvention; Kinsmen
of Another Kind: Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississippi
Valley, 1650-1862; and Little Crow, Spokesman for the
Sioux. He has also edited Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative
Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862 and wrote a
biography of Sitting Bull for the Library of American Biography
Series. His next book project will explore the connection
between the Texas Revolution and Southern Plains Indian policy.