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What if everyone in South Dakota read the same book?” This is the premise behind One Book South Dakota.

Dammed Indians Revisited by Michael L. Lawson is the 2012 One Book South Dakota selection. Discussions on this book will be held on campus March 18 and April 15, 2013 .

Dammed Indians Revisited and five of the related readings listed in the study guide are in the Chilson Collection. Two more books can be found in the general stacks of the University Libraries.

Books in the Chilson Collection:

Carrels, Peter. Uphill against water: the great Dakota water war. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.

Lawson, Michael L. Dammed Indians revisited: the continuing history of the Pick-Sloan Plan and the Missouri River Sioux. Pierre: South Dakota State Historical Society Press, 2009.

Ridgeway, Marian E. The Missouri Basin’s Pick-Sloan plan: a case study in congressional policy determination. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1955.

Schneiders, Robert Kelley. Unruly river: two centuries of change along the Missouri. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1999.

Thorson, John E. River of promise, river of peril: the politics of managing the Missouri River. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1994.

VanDevelder, Paul. Coyote warrior: one man, three tribes, and the trial that forged a nation. New York: Little, Brown, 2004.

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