Year of the Indian

Trail-of-the-Iron-Horse-by-Charles-M-RussellArt collectors were not surprised that the world-famous cowboy artist Charles M. Russell got his highest sale of the year with an American Indian artwork.

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The Best of Art & Collectibles for 2015

Edward Sheriff Curtis _Maid of DreamsFate hitched Edward S. Curtis to George Bird Grinnell at one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world, Mount Rainier. The photographer met the American Indian anthropologist in 1898, the same year Curtis had received a gold medal in photography.

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No End to Its Trail


Downtrodden is the word that comes to mind while gazing at one of  James Earle Fraser’s most famous artworks. A fatigued horse, head lowered and tail between his legs, carries a rider

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Pawnee Power

_Howard-Terpning_s-Major-North-and-the-Pawnee-BattalionThe Pawnee scouts, revered to this day in Pawnee culture, played a pivotal role during the height of the Indian Wars between 1864 and 1877.

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History Unmasked

1890-american-Indian-horse-maskThe history of North American horse culture is epitomized by the full-face horse mask in red trade cloth, with black velvet trim and seed blue star and sunburst, that hammered down for $40,000 at Brian Lebel’s Old West Auction in Denver, Colorado, on June 28.

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True West Site Guide


True West captures the spirit of the American West with authenticity, personality and humor by linking our history to our present. Whether you call it the Wild West, the Old West or the Far West, America's frontier history comes to life in True West, the world's oldest, continuously published Western Americana magazine.

Western movie fans, re-enactors, history buffs and road warriors, we got your history covered: outlaw, cowboy, Indian, lawman, gunfighter, fur trapper, miner, prospector, gambler, soldier, entertainer and pioneer. Check out these True Westerners now!

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