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Laura Peers

Laura Peers was associate curator for the exhibition Sacred Encounters: Father de Smet and the Indians of the Rocky Mountain West, and co-author, with project director Jacqueline Peterson, of the exhibition catalogue. Together with Jennifer S.H. Brown, she wrote a critical review and preface for a new edition of Harold Hickerson's The Chippewa and their Neighbors.

Laura Peers (Author)

As a people who emerged, adapted, and survived in a climate of change, the western Ojibwa demonstrate both the effects of historic forces that acted upon Native peoples, and the spirit, determination, and adaptive strategies that the Native people have used to cope with those forces.