Capture me These adventures will endure with anyone who still dreams of those *remarkable times JW Shultz painted a very vivid picture that was full of *times JW Shultz painted a very vivid picture that was full of to the end I was especially captivated by the uick to love characters whose uniue personalities gave the story depth Young Thomas Fox and Pitamakan only knew of experiences of others so they had to recall each account and put their wits to the test in recreating whatever it was they were trying to do With each task both of the boys brought a different perspective which ultimately gave them the ability to survive a perilous winter in the Rocky Mountains surrounded by a hostile environment with predators like bears and cougars and other Indians When I put the book down all I could do was wonder what other adventures Thomas Fox and Pitamakan went on. Age; how well I have done it is for the reader to udge Brave honest old Ah ta to yi The Fox as the Blackfeet and frontiers men loved to call him We buried him on a high bluff overlooking the valley of the Two Medicine River and close up to the foothills of the Rockies the backbone of the world that he loved so well After we had filled in the grave and the others had gone Pitamakan and I sat by the new made mound until the setting sun and the increasing cold warned us also to descend into the valley The old chief was crying as we mounted our horses Although of white skin he faltered the man who lies there was my brother I doubt not that I shall soon meet him in the Sand hills Ah Pun *I Lodge February 191. * Lodge February 191. ,
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is *amazing all this man did and survived The descriptions of the life of the*amazing all this man did and survived The descriptions of the life of the is *all this man did and survived The descriptions of the life *of the Indian is Exciting 5 star all the way The entire story kept you on the edge * the Indian is Exciting 5 star all the way The entire story kept you on the edge your seat A true story of survival Mind boggling Totally worth the time You get an exciting survival story and lovely description of Plains Indian culture and religion Written over 100 years ago about experiences from the 1870 s the writing is not at all dated Great ReadThis book is a page turner and provides great insight into the customs and practices and civilization of the Native American people who were swept ahead of the tsunami of the new american immigrants An Adventurous Read Into Days Gone ByJames Willard Schultz has such a grasp of his time and the years before that any fan of history and adv. This volume was published in 1912 From the book's Preface When in the seventies I turned my back on civilization and oined the trappers and traders of the Northwest Thomas Fox became my friend We were together in the Indian camps and trading posts often for months at a time; he loved to recount his adventures in still earlier days and thus it was that I learned the facts of his life The stories that he told by the evening camp fire and before the comfortable fireplaces of our various posts on long winter days were impressed upon my memory but to make sure of them I freuently took notes of the important points As time passed I realized and how unusual and interesting his adventures were and I urged him ,
Enture is sure to be entertained He takes the reader from "Happenings To Frames "to fulfilling frames he tell this engaging story of two boys one white one Indian who suffer hardship after hardship Their pioneer and Indian learning reward them with their lives A great read Total page turnerGreat story read the entire book in two sittings couldn t put it downFilled with many facts intresting to the outdoors lover WinterIt was very informative and easy to understand what they had to do ust to stay alive using their wits Great bookScholz does a fine ob of writing and telling the stories I wish there was a little exclamation of the individuals leading up to their adventures Captivating keeps your attention An entertaining *ADVENTUREI DEVOURED THESE STORIES AS A *devoured these stories as a A lifetime later they still manage to. O write an account of them He began with enthusiasm but soon tired of the unaccustomed work Later however after the buffalo had been exterminated and we were settled on a cattle ranch where the life was a deadly monotony compared with that which we had led I induced him to take up the narrative once Some parts of it he wrote with infinite detail; other parts consisted only of dates and a few sentences He was destined never to finish the task An old bullet wound in his lung had always kept him in poor health and when in the winter of 1885 he contracted pneumonia the end was uick His last reuest was that I would put his notes in shape for publication This I have done to the best of my ability in my own old.