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I read with some ironic curiosity a story by Brad Swenson about author Jim Proebstle's novel about corruption in an American Indian casino in a fictional town modeled after Cass Lake. (Pioneer, Saturday July 4) Swenson quotes Proebstle at one point commenting on his research. "His major research was on the land" says Swenson and then quotes Proebstle as learning much by reading the field notes of Zebulon Pike. "The field notes were really good at describing the chief of the Ojibwe at that time which the white people called Flat Mouth because you couldn't possibly pronounce his real name." Swenson quotes Proebstle as saying. My question for the editor? How the heck do you pronounce Proebstle?Michael MeuersBemidji

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