Western Life

The American Indians – The Effects of Colonization

When Columbus discovered America in 1492, its indigenous people were already scattered across the land. Spanish settlers, and others that followed, began referring to the different ethnic bands, tribes and groups collectively as American Indians. Other terms used by these colonizers were Native Americans, Indigenous People and Aboriginals. The tribes were scattered throughout what is… Continue reading The American Indians – The Effects of Colonization

Western Life

Wild Horses in the American West

Thundering hooves across the prairie, kicking up clouds of dust. The sound of whinnying carried on the wind. What could evoke a more true image of the American West than a herd of wild horses pounding their way through a misty morning? Wild horses do still exist in this day and age, although their numbers… Continue reading Wild Horses in the American West