A very interesting and well-written book about what happens in a small river community when its sense of identity is challenged by its ancient Indian past.”Robert Birmingham, coauthor of Indian Mounds of Wisconsin
"Laurie McMillin's account of unrecognized racism in a small Wisconsin village is wonderful and insightful yet painful."Chloris Lowe Jr., former president of the Ho-Chunk Nation
"In this evocative book-at once history, investigative journalism, and richly textured memoirLaurie McMillin re-narrates the good stories good people tell themselves about the past and present of their homes."Philip Deloria, author of Playing Indian
About the Author
Laurie Hovell McMillin is associate professor of rhetoric, composition, and religion at Oberlin College, Ohio. She is the author of English in Tibet, Tibet in English: Self-Presentation in Tibet and the Diaspora.