Jack Wilson and the Indian Service: The Response of the BIA to the Ghost Dance Prophet

A history of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs' investigation into the Ghost Dance prophet Jack Wilson in the late eighteenth century. The investigation was filled with miscommunication, disinterest and confusion regarding the Ghost Dance and the identity of the "Indian Messiah".
L. G. Moses
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American Indian Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 4, 1979, pp. 295-316
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Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
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