Western Life

Yellow Hair (Cheyenne Warrior)

Chief yellow hair or also mistakenly known as chief yellow hand, was an Indian chief and warrior named Heova'ehe. Yellow Hair was part of the Cheyenne people, the native people of the Great Plains who speak a special language called the Algonquian language. Like many other Indian tribal people they were skilled and trained as powerful… Continue reading Yellow Hair (Cheyenne Warrior)

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The Oregon Trail – America’s Pioneer Route

The main pathway followed by Americans looking for new lands and opportunities on the frontier, during the 1800s, was known as the Oregon Trail. The route stretched 2000 miles from Missouri, over the Great Plains and the Continental Divide, ending in the Californian gold fields and the Willamette Valley. Between 1840 and 1860 more than… Continue reading The Oregon Trail – America’s Pioneer Route