Monthly Archives: September 2012

Extermination by Any Other Name . . .

Died 17 September – Woquini, a Cheyenne warrior known as Roman Nose to whites but as Hook Nose to members of his tribe. Woquini was killed in battle while fighting the army of the United States during that phase of … Continue reading

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The Call of the Frontier

“The sublimity connected with vastness is familiar to every eye.” – From “The Pathfinder,” by James Fenimore Cooper, prolific and popular American author, who was born on 15 September 1789. After reading Mark Twain’s shrewdly insightful essay “Fenimore Cooper’s Literary … Continue reading

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