Category: Books & Movies

Jane Candia Coleman: “Chief Joseph – Trail of Glory and Sorrow” book review

  By Jane Candia Coleman CHIEF JOSEPH; TRAIL OF GLORY AND SORROW By Ted Meyers   Hancock Publishers Ltd. Surrey, British Columbia – Blaine Washington ISBN  978-0-88839-743-7    EAN   0-88839-743-7 As a boy, Canadian writer and historian Ted Meyers became fascinated with the history and legends of the Northwest Native American tribes.  He discovered Chief Joseph of […]

‘Californio Lancers: The 1st Battalion of Native Cavalry in the Far West 1863-1866’ book review

  By Emil Franzi TOM PREZELSKI. Californio Lancers: The 1st Battalion of Native Cavalry in the Far West 1863-1866. University of Oklahoma Press. Cloth, $32.95, oupress.com The story of the Hispanic volunteers first conscripted into being Americans. A whole lot of folks from Texas to California found themselves in the USA without having to immigrate […]

‘Goin’ Crazy With Sam Peckinpah and All Our Friends,’ by Max Evans, as told to Robert Nott book review

Article appeared at the Southern Arizona News-Examiner: By W.K. Stratton Around the time of Sputnik and the advent of color TV, a new kind of Western novel began to appear. Here, pickups challenged the horse as cowboys and ranchers, shaped by a set of values from a different age, confronted a technology-driven upheaval of their […]

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