Tag Archives: Native Americans

Long Live the Wild West

Cody, Wyoming is the eastern gateway to Yellowstone National Park.  The city is named for Buffalo Bill Cody.  He earned western fame for his work as an Indian scout/fighter, buffalo hunter, showman, actor and entrepreneur. It’s likely that anyone younger … Continue reading


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Prairie Refuge

I’ve lived in Minnesota my entire life and never once visited Pipestone National Monument.  Sure, I’ve grown up with the folklore and the pipes — my uncle was authorized by the Dakota to carve pipes from quarried pipestone.  The monument … Continue reading

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