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Charging Grizzly

In this scene from Burning Ground, a Crow warrior is attacked by a sow grizzly as he field dresses a slain bison. The clip is an excerpt of the audiobook, which will soon be released!

Marias Massacre – January 20, 1870

In a tragic case of mistaken identity, four companies led by Major Eugene Baker attack and slaughter over 170 innocent Piegan Blackfeet camped on the Marias River. Lieutenant Gustavus Doane is complicit, willingly and brutally ordering the murder of women…

Hayden Expedition – West Thumb

On this day 150 Years ago! (August 7, 1871) The geyser basin excursion group rejoins the rest of Hayden's team at West Thumb. The Annie is prepped for exploring the southern half of Yellowstone Lake. Makawee entices Graham to bathe…

Hayden Expedition – Shoshone Lake

On this day 150 Years ago! (August 6, 1871) The group crosses the Continental Divide for the first time as they ride from the Upper Geyser Basin toward the West Thumb. While camping at Shoshone Lake that evening, Graham and…

Hayden Expedition – Castle Geyser

On this day 150 Years ago! (August 5, 1871) William Henry Jackson's photographs of 1871 were instrumental in convincing Congress to pass the National Park Protection Act which set aside the area as a park. On this date he captured…

Hayden Expedition – Grand Prismatic Spring

On this day 150 Years ago! (August 4, 1871) Thomas Moran draws a watercolor sketch of the Grand Prismatic Spring (top view), which he titles "Great Springs of the Firehole River." Graham is in awe of the artist's immense talent…

Hayden Expedition – Tragedy at Firehole Spring

On this day 150 Years ago! (August 2, 1871) The Hayden group explored the Lower Geyser Basin. While everyone waited for Great Fountain Geyser to erupt, Graham and a soldier (Pvt. Foley) searched the area for nearby hot springs where…

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