Rebecca Kugel is an associate professor of history at the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of To Be the Main Leaders of Our People: A History of Minnesota Ojibwe Politics, 1825–1898. Lucy Eldersveld Murphy is an associate professor of history at Ohio State University, Newark. She is the author of A Gathering of Rivers: Indians, Métis, and Mining in the Western Great Lakes, 1737–1832 (Nebraska 2000).
Contributors: Jennifer S. H. Brown, Carl Ekberg, Rayna Green, Clara Sue Kidwell, Rebecca Kugel, Eleanor Leacock, Nancy Oestreich Lurie, Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, Jean M. O’Brien, Theda Perdue, Michelene E. Pesantubbee, Anton J. Pregaldin, Kathryn Shanley, Nancy Shoemaker, Susan Sleeper-Smith, David D. Smits, and Helen Tanner.