Santee powwow brings back great memories

The older you get, the more sentimental and nostalgic you become. That was likely part of the reason for my wanting to attend the Santee powwow on the reservation in northeast Nebraska. I remember attending as a kid. It’s been well over 25 years since I last attended a powwow on my tribe’s land. Historically, […]

Mandan’s Fort Lincoln State Park covers region’s history

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park allows visitors an opportunity to see history upclose. The park is home to a Native American village from the 16th century, as well as the last home known to George Armstrong Custer. The park is located in Mandan, next to Bismarck. The Mandan tribe has lived in the central North […]

LA’s Autry museum recognizes American west history

The American west comes to life at the Autry National Center in the Griffith Park district of Los Angeles. The museum, named after famed singing cowboy Gene Autry recognizes the American western days through a myriad of exhibits. During our visit in 2011, our friends Mark and Ron joined us for a visit of the […]

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