Teaching African-American History Month: James Beckwourth - Discovered Beckwourth Pass through Sierras to California.

Teaching African-American History Month: James Beckwourth - Discovered Beckwourth Pass through Sierras to California.

Legendary Pioneer James Beckwourth

Legendary Pioneer James Beckwourth

James Pierson Beckwourth was an African American mountain man whose exploits rivaled those of more well known frontier figures such as Jim Bridger and Jedediah Smith.

James Beckwourth: Mountain Man, Explorer, Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians - http://blackthen.com/james-beckwourth-mountain-man-explorer-chief-of-the-crow-nation-of-indians/?utm_source=PN&utm_medium=BT+Pinterest&utm_campaign=SNAP%2Bfrom%2BBlack+Then

James Beckwourth: Mountain Man, Explorer, Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians - http://blackthen.com/james-beckwourth-mountain-man-explorer-chief-of-the-crow-nation-of-indians/?utm_source=PN&utm_medium=BT+Pinterest&utm_campaign=SNAP%2Bfrom%2BBlack+Then

James Beckwourth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Beckwourth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

How James Beckwourth was captured by a party of Crow Indians and later became their Chief

How James Beckwourth was captured by a party of Crow Indians and later became their Chief

James Beckwourth Mountain Man. Beckwourth Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains is named in his honor.

James Beckwourth Mountain Man. Beckwourth Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains is named in his honor.

Photo Credit: Illustration of Pine Leaf in James Beckwourth’s 1856 memoir.

Photo Credit: Illustration of Pine Leaf in James Beckwourth’s 1856 memoir.

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