History of the Santee Sioux
“This is a lucid and detailed account of the tragic effects of frontier expansion upon the native inhabitants of Minnesota. It depicts the condition of the eastern Sioux in the era of fur trading, considers the treaties that exchanged land for annuities, interprets the uprising of 1862, and traces Santee history.”-Midcontinent American Studies Journal”A remarkably conprehensive study… . [Meyer] makes a significant contribution to our knowledge of American Indian policy… . The documentation is exceptionally full… . The tone throughout is judicious and moderate, yet the author’s deep sympathy for his subject is evident.