Friday, April 29, 2005

Literature for affiliates
   

Work

We Pointed Them North by E.C. “Teddy Blue” Abbott.  Cowboying in 1870s and 1880s Montana.

The Big Burn by Jeannette Ingold. Young people caught in the drama of the 1910 forest fires in western Montana.

Environment

The Big Sky by A.B. Guthrie. Furtrading in 1830s and 1840s Montana.

Homesteading by Percy Wollaston.

Family

Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker. A young girl comes of age and comes to understand her family on the hi-line in early twentieth century Montana.

Indian Life

Wind From an Enemy Sky by D’Arcy McNickle.  An account of the the encounter and misunderstandings between cultures, based on the Flathead experience in western Montana, where McNickle grew up.

Fools Crow by James Welch

Poetry

Honey Wine and Hunger Root by Grace stone Coates. Poems written by a woman who came to Montana as part of the 1910 homstead era and continued to live and work around Martinsdale into the 1950s.


Posted by Michael L Umphrey on 04/29 at 09:24 PM
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