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  • These are the West’s good old days

    Steven Albert used to think he was born in the wrong century, but now he’s beginning to suspect that these truly are the “good old days.”

  • Dear friends

    End of summer visitors to HCN; ex-interns make good; corrections

  • Lewis and Clark and the short view of Western history

    Historian Colin Calloway says Lewis and Clark saw only a snapshot of the West in 1804.

  • Journey of Rediscovery: The living, breathing natives who made Lewis and Clark

    For all the heroism of their achievement, Lewis and Clark would not have survived without the help of the many Indian peoples they encountered across the West

  • Bicentennial bash is more than a party for tribes

    Tourists following the Lewis and Clark Trail may not get the eager welcome from Native Americans that they’d like

  • Lewis and Clark: Just another cog in the wheel of history

    Lewis and Clark did not visit an unchanging, pristine West, but an evolving landscape that had been shaped by Indian peoples for thousands of years

  • Commemorate or celebrate?

    In this issue of High Country News, four essayists take a thoughtful look at the Lewis and Clark expedition and its impacts – past and present — on Indian America

  • Heard around the West

    Fahrenheit 9/11 stirs controversy in Park City; dead cottonwoods become art in Santa Fe; Bert Raynes loves names used for animal groups; do-it-yourself burials in San Francisco; Lewis and Clark’s shopping list; bear vs. truck in Tahoe; and bad biso

  • Revenge of the old-timers: The beavers are back

    The sight of a beaver swimming past a barbecue leads to speculation on the role the animal played in the settling of the West, and the current conflicted views New Westerners have about living with wildlife

  • Bill would redraw the boundaries of national monument

    Montana Congressman Denny Rehberg, R, wants to yank private lands out of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument, but some local ranchers fear his bill will just make it harder for them to sell their property.

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