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WELCOME TO INDIAN & COWBOY Indian & Cowboy is an independent Indigenous media company that creates, produces & publishes Indigenous media projects across multiple platforms on the internet & for broadcast media. We are rooted firmly at the intersection between digital media art, podcasting & Indigenous Storytelling. We aim to disrupt, engage & empower. These are our stories.
 
Dr. History's audio stories of the Old West. Stories of Cowboys, Indians, Mountain men, pioneers, the Oregon Trail, miners, cattle drives, stagecoach and bank robbers, the cavalry, outlaws and lawmen, some famous and some you have never heard of. From the Custer Battlefield to the Klondike to Indian battles to buried treasure and lost mines to the early explorers. I love telling true stories that shaped the old west.
 
Next Christmas in Girouette is a full-length novel for people of all ages—nine to ninety-nine—who want to share a heart-warming literary adventure at Christmastime. Set on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Montana, this is the story of a brother and sister—Autry and Oxana Quinn—who find themselves stranded in a Girouette, a virtual ghost town, from Thanksgiving through Christmas when their father is taken ill. Their grandfather, a Marine Captain long retired, plus an eccentric old ...
 
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Which gun won the West? The Hawken, Samuel Colt's pistols, the Springfield "needle gun," Winchester, Smith and Wesson, Sharps? All played their role in taming the west. The double barrel shotgun was versatile, economical, good for hunting, defense, the true workhorse of the Old West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoi…
 
Marshall Alvord and his gang successfully robbed a train, his next train robbery failed landing him in jail. He escaped and headed to Mexico. He helped capture outlaw Augustine Chacon. Jailed after another robbery, he spent two years in prison. He died from yellow fever in Barbados. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoic…
 
Partners Arnold and Slack showed investors a sack of diamonds they "claimed" they found. They led a group to Wyoming where they had "salted" a small area with uncut diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires. Geologist Clarence King, a government surveyor exposed the hoax as "utterly valueless" and "unparalleled fraud." Learn more about your ad choic…
 
For twenty years he skied 90 miles over 50 foot snowdrifts through blizzards to haul the mail over the Sierras. He saved the lives of miners, hauled clothing, books, emergency supplies, tools, pots and pans never thinking of himself. He helped anyone in need and left his mark in California's history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc…
 
John Stetson created the "Boss of the Plains." It kept the sun off your eyes and neck, could be a bucket, was customized by the owner and may cost two months wages. The "coonskin cap" was never worn by Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett or Lewis and Clark except on TV. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Sacred rituals before during and after childbirth was essential for the family. Some foods were taboo, they used herbs and teas to relieve pain and had their own version of disposable diapers. At least half their babies didn’t survive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
The Pocahontas of Georgia, she helped General Oglethorpe establish the Colony of Georgia. As an interpreter she helped prevent war, supplied meat, bread and food for the colonists. Considered the most important figure in Georgia's colonial history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
She saved her Coeur d'Alene tribe from attacking enemies. Called "the spiritual directress, guardian angel of her tribe." She helped convert many of her tribe to Christianity and helped build the Citaldo Mission. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
He invented the technique of bulldogging a steer by biting it's lip. He got the idea by watching bulldogs bite the lips of steers. He traveled the world with the 101 Ranch Wild West Show and amazed thousands. Will Rogers said, "Bill Pickett never had an enemy, even the steers wouldn’t hurt old Bill." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc…
 
In 1872 thousands of shooters killed thousands of buffalo. Shooters could be killed by range fires, gored or trampled by the buffalo, even freezing to death. By 1872 the vast herds were reduced to a few thousand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
They used buffalo jumps, fire, deep snow and frozen rivers. With horses they were able to ride into the herd. Buffalo meant meat, robes, clothes, furniture, jewelry, artwork, cookware and bedding, nothing was wasted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Sitting Bull and the Ghost Dance gave hope for a return to the old ways and eliminating the white man. Warriors and cavalry from the Little Big Horn were to meet again with tragic consequences. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
The 1863 gold rush brought thousands to Virginia City, Montana. Winter of 1865, food was scarce, early snow blocked supplies. Flour went from $25 to $100 a sack. Mobs of hungry miners stormed the stores searching for flour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Bear fighter, settler, miner, freighter, stage coach owner and successful businessman. Known for surviving a savage bear attack that took part of his skull, he wore a hat to try to hide the scars. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
From Abraham to the Maccabees to Herod the Great the stage was set for the birth of Jesus Christ. What a pioneer Christmas was like. A World War II story of German and American soldiers on Christmas. Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Virginia City had several fires, but the 1875 fire was the largest. Over 2,000 buildings destroyed, 300 people left homeless and damages at one million dollars. Mines reopened the next day, the townspeople considered this a minor setback. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Cole Younger was a tough outlaw, shot eleven times after failing to rob the bank at Northfield, he was captured and sent to prison with his brothers. Brother Bob died in prison, Jim committed suicide, Cole toured in a wild west show and died at age 71. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson promoted boxing matches in Alaska, Mexico and the U.S. Tex Rickard was the main force in million dollar world tile boxing matches, including Gentleman Jim Corbett, John L. Sullivan and Jack Dempsey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Born in 1867, her books have been translated into 40 languages. "Little House on the Prairie" was made into a popular TV show. She had her struggles and rejections but became popular among all ages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
The Mormon migration in 1847 established Salt Lake as the crossroads of the West where thousands replenished their supplies and animals on their way to the gold fields in California. The real money was made by those who, "mined the miners", selling goods and providing transportation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoi…
 
William Ashley in 1827 took the first wheeled wagon west of the Missouri. William Sublette in 1829, Reverends Whitman and Spaulding in 1836. In 1843 the Stephens-Murphy party were the first to make it all the way to California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
The City of Rocks was feared due to Indian attacks and was a favorite place for robbers to hide and bury their loot. Some never returned; is the treasure still there waiting to be discovered? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Arizona, the Dakotas, Utah, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Oregon, California, New Mexico, Idaho, California and Wyoming. How did they get their names? Some were Indian or Spanish names, others from the topography and others were named by Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Bill Murdock and his gang agreed to guide ten heavily loaded wagons to San Antonio. It was discovered the wagons contained treasure. Murdock was the lone survivor after his gang robbed the wagons and were then killed by Indians. The treasure remains hidden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Billy Barker was one of dozens of English sailors who jumped ship in search of gold. At the bottom of a fifty foot hole they struck gold and Barkerville became a boom town. Billy lost his fortune and died a poor man. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
A lost wagon train in Oregon sparked a gold rush. Three young men picked up some unusual looking pebbles in a creek, they carried them in a blue bucket back to the wagon train. Only later was it discovered to be gold. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
The Mississippi River was the scene of many riverboat disasters including the worst maritime disaster in the United States. In 1865, the boilers exploded on the Sultana killing hundreds of recently released Civil War prisoners and passengers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
By age fifteen he could ride and rope with the best and survived his first cattle stampede. While working for the Figure Four he witnessed a deadly gun battle and had some fun with an Eastern greenhorn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
The San Antonio to San Diego mail line was a true test for the passengers who didn't know if they would be in a stage or on a mule. Poor shelter and food and not knowing when or if they would arrive at their destination. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Described as "a mass of muscle and sinew of wonderful courage and faithful", he mastered the skills of hunting, tracking and warfare. A Medal of Honor recipient, he advised President Grover Cleveland, Cochise and Geronimo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
At 99, he was the last of the Lewis and Clark expedition. His journal was the first published account, seven years before Lewis and Clark’s journals. He served in the War of 1812, worked with Daniel Boone, married at age 58 and had seven children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
A rodent, the largest in America, can weigh from forty to one hundred pounds. His chisel-like teeth can down huge trees and can build a dam as long as a thousand feet and fourteen feet high, big enough for John Colter to hide from Indians. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
As a Texas Ranger, Gault helped stop Bonnie and Clyde's reign of terror. Loyal, modest and "unbreakable", he solved cases of murder, bank robbery and cattle rustling, one of the greatest Texas Rangers of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Whiskey was used as a trade good by early explorers and immigrants. "Rectified" whiskey contained tobacco juice, kerosene or grain alcohol to water it down and sell more at $30 a gallon, $900 in today’s money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Four hundred Brul'es Indians on war ponies demanded food at the Pine Ridge Reservation. With a force of a few troops and 100 Oglala Sioux Police, agent McGillicuddy stood with his watch in hand and gave the war party five minutes to leave. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Horror week along the Oregon Trail in August 1862. A narrow passage between the Snake River and lava hills provided a good place for Indian attacks on wagon trains, though most pioneers died from disease or accidents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
Sacajawea helped Lewis and Clark, Elizabeth Custer was with her husband at Fort Abraham Lincoln, Natawista played an important role at Fort Union and Medora helped her husband run his businesses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
140 years after Billy's death, an interview published in the Las Vegas Gazette was discovered. He was in a Santa Fe Jail at the time and appeared cheerful, possibly because he was digging a tunnel to escape. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
He fought in the Battle of the Little Big Horn and was accused of killing Custer, which he both denied and claimed. He bravely fought for his people and country, converted to Christianity but never lost his hatred for the whites. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesעל ידי Dr. Ken Turner
 
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