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Missouri Valley History Conference

The 57th Annual Missouri Valley History Conference

Embassy Suites Downtown/Old Market
Omaha, Nebraska
March 6-8, 2014

This year's theme:
"Indigenous Peoples:
Cultures, Adaptations, and Survival"

Jerome Kills Small (Lakota) is guest speaker for the Friday, March 7 luncheon. His presentation is entitled “Woksape Kicicu’ pi: Sharing Knowledge.” Kills Small is retired instructor of Lakota culture and language at the University of South Dakota. He is a Lakota singer, storyteller, and Chautauqua portrayer of Dr. Charles Eastman (Ohiyesa), Little Crow, and Tecumseh.

Paper and panel proposals IN ALL AREAS of history are welcome, but we especially encourage theme-related papers.

Proposals consisting of an explanatory abstract and a one-page vita should be sent to:

Dr. Dennis (Denny) Smith
MVHC Program Chair
Department of History
University of Nebraska at Omaha
6001 Dodge Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68182-0213

Or email to:

Please email questions, or requests to chair or comment on a session.

Monday, November 4, 2013.

The Society for Military History hosts panels and proposals for military topics (not related to the conference theme). Please send these to George Eaton, Command Historian, AMSAS-HI, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, 1 Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL 61299-6500, or email:

The MVHC accepts student proposals. (Undergraduate students please also submit a recommendation letter from your professor). Best graduate and undergraduate paper recipients receive cash awards from MVHC, the Society for Military History, and (for its members) the Phi Alpha Theta honor society.