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Misty Peñuelas

Ms. Peñuelas earned her Bachelor's degree in history at the University of Texas at Austin in 1995 and her Master's degree in Medieval History at the University of Oklahoma in 2002. Currently she is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Oklahoma, working in the field of American Indian history. Based on the records of the Cherokee National Treasurer, her dissertation, "From Deer Skins to Dollars: Cherokee Money and the Liberal State, 1700-1900," is a history of Cherokee money, documenting the origins and evolution of the Cherokees' liberal, fiscal-monetary state in the nineteenth century. Ms. Peñuelas was a Summer Research Fellow at the Mises Institute in 2022 and plans to complete her doctorate in December of 2023.

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Did the US Steal Cherokee Land?

LawProperty RightsU.S. History

Blog05/15/2023

Like so many other Indian tribes, the Cherokees found out the US government has a penchant for not abiding by its own treaties.

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Is It Real Money or Just Artifice?

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

04/05/2023Mises Media
Money proper is not artifice. It is a physical "thing" of value, acquired through labor and emerging out of the needs of individuals, who through voluntary exchanges determine its value.
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Is It Real Money or Just Artifice?

Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksMonetary TheoryMoney and Banking

Blog03/29/2023

Money proper is not artifice. It is a physical "thing" of value, acquired through labor and emerging out of the needs of individuals, who through voluntary exchanges determine its value.

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