Our sense of selfhood and our sense of history are interdependent conditions of identity. Since the memory of history empowers both social identity and a sense of self, in our remembrance of the past we do more than look back at where we have been. We look back to see the paths of selfhood that have given form to our identities today. This process of self-awareness helps us to envision our future selves, our aspirations, our hopes. And so the more complex our sense of history becomes, then the more complex our sense of self becomes, and the more options we give ourselves for the future. In Pawneeland we explore mysterious realms of history that help to situate us within the wider world of human affairs.