• James Bay Cree woman’s beaded hood (Subarctic) ca. 1860s. Cloth, thread, glass beads. 25 inches. Charles and Valerie Diker Collection. Los Angeles and Seattle: Autry Museum of the American West with the University of Washington Press, 2014. Photography: Courtesy Lois Sherr Dubin

    The Visual Language of Beadwork

    Beads tell a story of Native North American culture and resilience.

  • Illustration: Jonathan Fehr

    Apache Wars

    In historian Paul Andrew Hutton’s latest book, this mostly forgotten drama of the American Southwest gets a comprehensive new examination.

  • Photography: Courtesy SK Films.

    Where Have All The Monarchs Gone?

    The good news about the precipitous decline in the population of everyone’s favorite migrating butterflies? It’s not too late to reverse it.

Illustration: Jonathan Fehr

Apache Wars

In historian Paul Andrew Hutton’s latest book, this mostly forgotten drama of the American Southwest gets a comprehensive new examination.

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Photography: Kim Baker

Travel Oklahoma

If all you know about Oklahoma are 1996’s tornado-chasing “Twister” and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical, have we got some sooner surprises for you. Here are our top picks fro getting to know the 46th state a whole lot better.

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Photography: Courtesy Philmont Scout Ranch

Paradise Found

At Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico, the legend began long before the Boy Scouts showed up.

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Photography: Justin Carrasquillo

Camping the West

Prepare to disconnect and reconnect with nature with some of our favorite camping sites across the scenic and adventurous West.

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Photography: © Robert Capa/International Center of Photography/Magnum Photos

Hemingway’s Idaho

The author had a special connection to Sun Valley, where he hunted, fished, found his “Family,” and was laid to rest.

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