Spirit of the Wind

After living in hospitals for most of his teen years, George Attla was an outsider in his home village until he turned to dog sled racing.

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The Battles of Adobe Walls

In a dusty Panhandle camp near Canyon, Texas, Plains Indians and white combatants clashed in two historically crucial battles, separated by a decade, at the same site.

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Policing the Rails

Dispatching train robbers and freeloading hobos with equal brutality, railroad “bulls” didn’t take any.

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Pistol Pete

Frank Eaton, aka Pistol Pete, shot his way into the legends of Oklahoma and the lore of the West.

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My Life as an Indian

It is easy to imagine the excitement of 17-year-old James Willard Schultz as the steamboat pulled away from the docks in St. Louis on a warm April morning in 1877.

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Cabeza de Vaca

Naked and barefoot, the intrepid Spanish explorer crossed the continent, performed miracles, and managed to compile one of the most …

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