Analyzes content of New Reclamation Era and Reclamation Era magazines published by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation between 1924 and 1942 to show how it promoted settler narratives around waterways, their damming and diversion, and completely ignored the presence of the Indigenous population. Contrasts this to treatment of the subject in Lawney L. Reyes’ B Street and James Welch’s Winter in the Blood.
Decolonization, vol. 7, no. 1, Indigenous Peoples and the Politics of Water, 2018, pp. 132-157
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