In a blog published by Oxford University Press, Colin G. Calloway
, the John Kimball, Jr. 1943 Professor of History and a professor of Native American Studies
, writes about the Treaty of Box Elder. July 30, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of the treaty between the Northwestern Shoshones and the United States, Calloway notes.
Calloway, whose most recent book is Pen and Ink Witchcraft: Treaties and Treaty Making in American Indian History, says the Box Elder Treaty is rarely written about, but repercussions from it are still felt today.
Read the full story, published 7/30/13 by Oxford University Press.