Taste of the West: Dutch Oven, Utah

The International Dutch Oven Society began in the Rocky Mountains, but is now the largest and most productive group of black-pot enthusiasts in the world — with a mettle-testing cook-off to show for it.

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Collecting Ledger Art

Early ledger art portrays resistance and resilience on the frontier, while its contemporary pieces tell more modern stories with similar themes.

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Ledger Art: Two of the Most Collectible

If you’re a fan of authentic early ledger art and have a big budget, but don’t know where to start, here are two names to remember and research: Joseph No Two Horns and Frank Henderson.

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Ledger Art: A Case of Collecting

A ledger drawing done by Lakota warrior Crow Dog while imprisoned in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, is a case study in the many aspects of early ledger art that experts and collectors must consider.

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Drawing History

The Plains Indian ledger drawings of Oliver Good Shield and Henry Standing Soldier tell the story of Native American life beyond Wounded Knee.

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The Ranch Dog

In the words of the great Will Rogers, “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

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