Roger Nichols

Roger L. Nichols, Emeritus Professor of History and Affiliate Faculty in Indian Studies at the University of Arizona, has published eleven books on American frontier and Indian topics. His strange new hobby is giving papers at European American Studies conferences.

Blog posts by Roger Nichols:

A New Public Hanging? Sam Durant’s Scaffold
In 2017, just five years after a Minnesota art exhibition marked the 150th anniversary of the 1862 hanging of 38 Dakota Sioux men at Mankato, that … Continue reading A New Public Hanging? Sam Durant’s Scaffold

Reconciliation with the Dakota Sioux in Mankato
Everyone reading this blog has seen monuments to historical events or national heroes. But how many of you have seen a memorial to a mass hanging? … Continue reading Reconciliation with the Dakota Sioux in Mankato