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Dan First Scout Rowe

Senior Instructor

Office: FA 317


Dan First Scout Rowe is a Nakota Indian, enrolled on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana.  Dan served in the Marine Corps from 1966--1972, including a combat tour during the American war in Vietnam.  He worked as an electronic surveillance specialist on contracts with the Department of State in the Middle East, Department of Defense in the Aleutian Islands, and with the Department of Treasury on the border with Mexico.  He completed a B.A. (History) at Montana State University, and a M.A. (American History) at Purdue University.  Dan taught at University of Minnesota for two years and has taught at Fairhaven since 1999.


"" Dan Rowe: Curriculum Vitae (PDF 26KB)

Interest Areas

American Indian History, especially of the Northern Plains, American Indian Literature, History of American involvement in Vietnam, Indigenous Studies


Selected Publications

  • "Indian Rights Association." in Davis, Mary B., ed. Encyclopedia of Native
    Americans in the 20th Century. New York: Garland Publishing, 1994.
  • Five articles in Hoxie, Frederick E., ed. Encyclopedia of North American
    Indians. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996: Flandeau School,
    p. 202; Kinzua Dam p. 316; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, p 340;
    Termination, p. 625; Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851), p. 646.
  • Book Review in North Dakota History, vol. 62, Fall, 1995, p. 37.






Dan First Scout Rowe in Montana