Angel De Cora, Karen Thronson, and the Art of Place

How Two Midwestern Women Used Art to Negotiate Migration and Dispossession

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Angel De Cora (c. 1870–1919) was a Native Ho-Chunk artist who received relative acclaim during her lifetime. Karen Thronson (1850–1929) was a Norwegian settler housewife who created crafts and folk...

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“Entwining the lives of two women from very different cultures, Sutton offers intimate portrayals of Native American and Nor­wegian American experiences of the frontier United States, revealing ways...