Perhaps a starting place for learning about American Indians in World War I is this article from Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains. Included in the Summer 2001 issue (Vol. 24, No. 2) is the article, “‘How Cola’ From Camp Funston: American Indians and the Great War,” written by Bonnie Lynn-Sherow and Susannah Ural Bruce.
Use the link: http://www.kshs.org/publicat/history/2001summer_lynn_sherow.pdf
Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War.
He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.
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