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Author Downes, Dennis.

Title Native American trail marker trees : marking paths through the wilderness / Dennis Downes, with Neal Samors; foreword by Janet Davies.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Chicago's Books Press, 2011.


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 Harvard Diggins Lib Adult Non-Fiction - HRLY-11  973.1 DOW    AVAILABLE
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 Mt. Carroll Twp PL Stacks - MCLY-14  970.004 DOW    AVAILABLE
 Oregon PL Adult Non-Fiction - ORLY-14  970.0049 DOW    AVAILABLE
 Three Rivers PL - Channahon Adult Non Fiction - TRBB-2  970.00497 DOW    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  970.00497 DOW    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 264 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index (p. 262-264).
Summary Based on the author's broad travels throughout North America and Europe during which he researched ancient cultures and incorporated the research into his artwork. Downes was first influenced by his own Native American relatives and later by working with several Native American experts and historians across the country. Trail Marker Trees were used by Native Americans throughout their history, both pre- and post-European settlement in North America, and early pioneers and historians helped save this part of history.The book includes detailed stories about Trail Marker Trees in more than 19 states and in Canada and is the culmination of his travels and nearly thirty years of research.
Subject Indian trails -- Middle West.
Indians of North America.
Added Author Samors, Neal S.
Davies, Janet.
ISBN 9780979789281

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