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Alberta History - The Old North Trail (Cree Trail), 15,000 Years of Indian History: 1750-1822 By Joachim Fromhold
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A history of the Old North Trail (Part 2, 1750-1822) from Wyoming to northern Alberta. Events and history of the trail during the early historic period of turmoil with the arrival of the horse and... More > gun, the expansion of the Shoshoni Empire, hiatus of the Mountain Cree, arrival of the fur trade and the Blackfoot Expansion period. Numerous pictures. 394 pages.< Less
Alberta History: THE OLD NORTH TRAIL (Cree Trail) - 15,000 Years of Indian History: Prehistoric to 1750 By Joachim Fromhold
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In the 1890's stories were circulating that at one time there had existed a 'North Trail', used by the aboriginal population and extending from the Arctic to Mexico. Historians generally... More > discounted this as a myth. As late as the 1970's the OLD NORTH TRAIL was said to be a myth. In 1971 the Author published research that indicated that such a trail did in fact exist and had a documentable history. This publication takes that documented history back to the prehistoric period and on to the early historic period of Alberta and Montana. The book describes the trail and the location of the trail, suplemented with photos, and documents the events and use of the trail and portions of the trail as known to 1750 with numerous photographs. 203 pages. A following publication will cover the more recent history of the trail. known to< Less
Alberta History - The Old North Trail (Cree Trail), 15,000 Years of Indian History; 1820-1850 By Joachim Fromhold
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Volume 3 in the history of the North Trail from New Mexico to Northern Alberta, covering the 30 years (1 generation) from 1820-1850. This period saw changes along the north trail that set the stage... More > for the history of Alberta and western Canada as we know it - thanks to the unexpected results of an action by the Hudson's Bay Company. Blackfoot power and dominance began to subside in both the north and south of the trail, while the Mountain Cree now became the dominant group along the northern portion of the trail and in adjacent areas of British Columbia, Montana and Idaho. At the same time the Iroquois freemen, scattered from Lesser Slave Lake to Utah, became fully integrated into the Cree. Though the Blackfoot continued to be prominent and dominant in both north and south, culturally the area was now divided into the violent and hostile south and the relatively peaceful north. Throughout this area a rudi-mentary Postal service now connected the far-flung Cree. 522 pages.< Less
Alberta History: THE OLD NORTH TRAIL (Cree Trail), 15,000 Years of Indian History: 1850-1870 Part 1 By Joachim Fromhold
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A continuation of the history of the Old North Trail (New Mexico to Northwest Territories) for the period 1850-1870 (Part 1, 1850-1860), two decades of great change for the Indian Nations of the... More > Canadian west. While this ushered in the high point of adaptation of Native society to the Ango-European culture, it also set the stage for the Anglo disposession of their lands, properties and rights and the marginalization which continues to this day.< Less
Alberta History: THE OLD NORTH TRAIL (Cree Trail) 15,000 Years of Indian History 1850-1870 Part 2 By Joachim Fromhold
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A continuation of the history of the Old North Trail (New Mexico to Northwest Territories) for the period 1850-1870 (Part 2, 1860-1870), two decades of great change for the Indian Nations of the... More > Canadian west. While this ushered in the high point of adaptation of Native society to the Ango-European culture, it also set the stage for the Anglo disposession of their lands, properties and rights and the marginalization which continues to this day.< Less
Trail Drive By Will Welton
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The end of the Civil War jobs were a thing of luxury if you had one. The men returning from the war found their lives disrupted, families starving or dead. Then someone decided to drive cattle north... More > to Missouri. This is the story of one man who took an old Osage Indian for his word of “All ways help others and they will help you.” Will Henry recovered the money, which him and his men had taken from the Union Army during the war, and was buried in Arkansas. Henry went west to Texas to try and find the men's families to share the gold with them. He met a man by the name of Tutewiller who had been on a cattle drive the previous year. Teaming up they put together a herd of longhorns and headed north to market. Over the next years they formed the WH ranch and in doing so had ended up with nineteen orphans from around the area. At times he did not know if he was in the cattle business or raising children. The ranch became a big family and the ranch grew through hardships and good times along the way.< Less
The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days (Hardcover) By Andy Adams
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This first-hand account of a cowboy brings the Old West to life authentically and vividly for the modern reader. Written by Andrew Adams during and after his many years working as a cowboy in the... More > rugged plains of the southwest USA, this book was first published in 1903. At the time, the ways of the Wild West were rapidly being superseded by the unstoppable modern advancement of the United States. As such, this book may be viewed as a sort of retrospective upon the 19th century, illustrating a time when the frontier culture reigned supreme over great tracts of North America. Much of the book is presented as a story with dialogue, whereby aspects of the cowboy trade, the geography of the rural West, and landmarks such as Yellowstone are detailed. We hear accounts of the lives of the ordinary people; although exciting action abounds throughout the book, we are shown that most people in the Wild West were simply making a living in a land untamed by human civilization.< Less
The Log of a Cowboy: A Narrative of the Old Trail Days By Andy Adams
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This first-hand account of a cowboy brings the Old West to life authentically and vividly for the modern reader. Written by Andrew Adams during and after his many years working as a cowboy in the... More > rugged plains of the southwest USA, this book was first published in 1903. At the time, the ways of the Wild West were rapidly being superseded by the unstoppable modern advancement of the United States. As such, this book may be viewed as a sort of retrospective upon the 19th century, illustrating a time when the frontier culture reigned supreme over great tracts of North America. Much of the book is presented as a story with dialogue, whereby aspects of the cowboy trade, the geography of the rural West, and landmarks such as Yellowstone are detailed. We hear accounts of the lives of the ordinary people; although exciting action abounds throughout the book, we are shown that most people in the Wild West were simply making a living in a land untamed by human civilization.< Less
Trail Drive By Will Welton
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By the end of the Civil War jobs were a thing of luxury if you had one which paid money. The men returning from the war found their lives disrupted, families starving or dead. Then someone decided to... More > drive cattle north to Kansas City or Sedalia Missouri. There was where the markets were for a country which had a need for beef. This is the story of one man who took an old Osage Indian for his word of “All ways help others and they will help you." Teaming up, with a man he found walking and looking for a job, they put together a herd of longhorns and headed north to market. Over the next years they had formed the WH ranch and in doing so had ended up with nineteen orphans from around the area. At times he did not know if he was in the cattle business or raising children. However along the way everyone on the ranch became a big family and the ranch grew through hardships and good times along the way.< Less
The Rice Trail By Lorella Cappellato
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From North to South Italy. From Risotto Alla Veneta to Arancini Di Riso. The author take advantage of the fact that she lives in the gorgeous Veneto region rich on history, culture and culinary... More > tradition. Lorella lives in a country house where she regularly holds Italian Cooking Classes for visitors. With this book she really loves to encourage Italian gastronomic traditions. Any recipes has pictures and explanation about the food you are going to use for that specific recipe. The reader will be catched by the old Veneto history while cooking fabulouses Rice’s typical recipes. The first part of the book is rich on history and pictures about The Rice Trail. Tips and suggestion on how to obtain a good creamy risotto. The second part begin with the most typical and tasty Veneto risotti and continue with rice’s recipes from all Italy. Find out how easy is to prepare a good risotto…< Less

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