Survival On a Westward Trek, 1858–1859 · The John Jones Overlanders · By Dwight L. Smith

When gold was discovered in the Fraser River country of British Columbia in the 1850s, St. Paul, Minnesota became the departure point for the plunge westward, as was St. Louis for the American gold rushes. Minnesotans soon caught the fever. Nine young men set out in July of 1858 for the goldfields of British Columbia.

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Shawnee! · The Ceremonialism of a Native Indian Tribe and Its Cultural Background · By James H. Howard

Comprehensive account of Shawnee culture including musical notations of Shawnee songs, maps, and heirloom photographs.

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