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States of Interest

In the previous two blogs, we have looked at all the various places of national interest that the Great Plains Trail will cross.  I believe we’re currently at a hefty 29 places of significant interest.  In this post, we will … Continue reading

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Powwow Highway

Back to films of the Great Plains . . . One of my favorite films of the last (can it possibly be that long?) 25 years or so is Powwow Highway from 1989.  It’s the story of Buddy and Philbert … Continue reading

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Paha Sapa

When it comes to mountains on the Great Plains, the Black Hills of South Dakota take center stage.  No other major landform of the plains has anywhere near the influence that the Black Hills has on the region’s geography, culture, … Continue reading

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Getting My Bearings

The next tribe along the Great Plains Trail is the Cheyenne.  I would like to relate a personal story about a place the Cheyenne believe is sacred. This past summer I had the opportunity to hike Bear Butte in South … Continue reading

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