Ghost Dances: Proving Up on the Great Plains: I wrote a book about the Great Plains. It was published by Little, Brown & Co. on August 21, 2012. For more information about my current writing, check out my more up-to-date author page on my website.

Tomahawk Rock: If you have half an hour to listen, this is a mixtape-essay I did on rock and pop songs about American Indians.


The Sioux in SD History: This anthology has a long article I wrote on a 1975  “Red Power” movement takeover of a pork-processing plant in Wagner, SD.

Calexico: Here’s an article about the indie rock band Calexico.


Wild West of the Far East: An essay about visiting Western Mura (Western Village) in Imaichi, Japan, where there is a five-story model of Mount Rushmore, among other delights.

Prairie Preservation: A feature about grasslands.