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Teton Valley mountain man to be on History Channel Sunday

Teton Valley mountain man and trapper George Michaud will be featured in the History Channel series, "The Mountain Man" on the History Channel Sunday, June 9 at 8 p.

James Beckwourth had a life filled with adventure, drama, loss, and regret. Born to parents who were a black slave woman and her owner, Beckwourth was emancipated and headed out into the American West to make his fortune. Once there, Beckwourth met legendary mountain men, fought and was befriended by Native Americans, involved himself in warfare, and hunted buffalo.

James Beckwourth had a life filled with adventure, drama, loss, and regret. Born to parents who were a black slave woman and her owner, Beckwourth was emancipated and headed out into the American West to make his fortune. Once there, Beckwourth met legendary mountain men, fought and was befriended by Native Americans, involved himself in warfare, and hunted buffalo.

Nat Love The Greatest Black Cowboy in the Old West. Competed in roping bridling, saddling, and shooting. Winning every competition, hands down, Nat walked away with the $200 prize and the nickname of "Deadwood Dick."

Born on June 1854 as a slave on Robert Love’s plantation in Davidson County Tennessee, Nat Love also known as "Deadwood Dick" would grow up to be one of the most famous cowboys in the Old West.

James Carnegie, the nineth Earl of Southesk: Born in 1827, Southesk was 32 when he headed to what was then called British North America. He spent 9 months travelling by horse, boat and dogsled from Red River (Winnipeg) to the Rocky Mountains and back. During his travels, Southesk collected a number of objects made by First Nations and Métis people. This photo, taken in the 1880s, shows Southesk wearing some of the garments collected on his travels. | Royal Alberta Museum

James Carnegie, the nineth Earl of Southesk: Born in Southesk was 32 when…

Famous Mountain Men | Jim Bridger. US Army Scout. Mountain Man. Tough. Unquestionable ...

Jim Bridger us army scout, mountain man, tough full of courage and woodsman skills of survival

THOMAS "BROKEN HAND" FITZPATRICK (1795-1854) was a trapper and a trailblazer who became the head of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company.  Discovered South Pass  Guided the first two emigrant wagon trains to Oregon,       Among the most colorful of mountain men, Fitzpatrick was also party to many of the most important events in the opening of the West. Known by the Indians as "Broken Hand," due to an accident from an exploding rifle that crippled his left hand

Thomas "Broken Hand" Fitzpatrick mountain man and friend of the northern Arapahoes

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William Bent: Frontiersman- was primarily known as a trader, a trapper, and rancher in the American West, with forts in Colorado. He also acted as a mediator among the Cheyenne Nation, other Native American tribes.

Beautiful Portrait of Annie Oakley. Annie was blessed by the fact that as she grew older she became even more beautiful!

Beautiful Portrait of Annie Oakley. Annie was blessed by the fact that as she grew older she became even more beautiful!

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