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COLUMBIA: Spring 2006 – Vol. 20, No. 1

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 2006 – Vol. 20, No. 1

Behind the Scenes   2

History Commentary   3
Indian Treaties as contracts
By Robert J. Miller

Dig the Canal   6
A public works project to rival Grand Coulee Dam—the Grays Harbor to Puget Sound Canal.
By Shanna Stevenson

The Enemy’s Our Cousin   12
The story of two Hood River Nisei who served as 
military interpreters during World War II.
By Linda Tamura

History Album   20
The mail must get through....

Selling Washington   21
“How far is an hour?”
By Carlos A. Schwantes

From the Collection   28
“My wife wouldn’t let me....”

The Stonecutter   29
Missoula flood erratics proved a handy source of granite 
for V. Z. Barthelemy.
By Nathaniel D. Reynolds

Scientific Explorers   34
A survey of published work focusing on Lewis and Clark’s 
contributions to science.
By Jay H. Buckley & Julia A. Harris

Retrospective Reviews   42
The Seattle Writers’ Club.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   43

Columbia Reviews   44

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