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Eighty Years on the Plains: Part 7

October 1949: Marie Rose Smith chronicles her personal experiences of life on the Prairies

Eighty Years on the Plains
by Marie Rose Smith

Marie dedicates chapter 11 to Kootenai Brown, a close friend and wanderer who loved the open Plains. Described as a “ladies’ man,” Smith tells the story of how Brown lost his first wife to illness and how he nearly lost his second wife, Ni-ti-mous, to his activities with other women. The methods and savagery of the Indian buffalo hunt are also described.

More from the Canadian Cattlemen website: Eighty Years on the Plains: Part 6

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