Bison Archive

63 – YELLOWSTONE’S INHABITANTS

It’s supposed that the early inhabitants of the Yellowstone area used hot water from the available geothermal features for cooking and bathing. Although prehistoric Native American

56 – THROUGH TEN SLEEP CANYON

Native Americans who traversed the Big Horn Basin reckoned time and space in “sleeps;” hence the name Ten Sleep for this midway point between Laramie and

55 – DEVIL’S TOWER

There are several versions of the Kiowa legend about the creation of this formation, but the essence is that seven sisters were at play near the

50 – GRANDMA GOES SPELUNKING

Well, not in the energetic caver sense, but thanks to current improvements to help the handicapped travel and visit formerly inaccessible places, the Wind Cave National

45 – THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARK

We spent the better part of a wonderful day on the 35-mile paved scenic loop through the South Unit of the park. Other than the modern

44 – COWBOY IN BUCKSKINS

Big on hunting, Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Medora for a bison hunt in 1883. Having been seriously ill during his childhood, he was still frail looking,