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John Gurda: From Beaver Pelts to Poker Chips


Few men can provide an in-depth historical analysis as eloquently and insightfully as John Gurda.

In his most recent monthly column in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Gurda delves deep into local Native American history to provide much-needed, but often ignored, context to the current Menominee casino controversy.

It is well worth a read if you find yourself a need of a refresher in American Indian history.


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