Art, Guns and Culture
All Tacked Up

All Tacked Up

Using brass or iron furniture tacks was one of American Indians’ favorite ways of dressing up their firearms.   Decorations on firearms and...

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Artful Persistence

Artful Persistence

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum's Annual Prix de West showcases the best in Western art.       Western art as a genre...

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My Stage Partners

My Stage Partners

Fred Nolan and Robert Utley could riff with the best of them. In April of 2012, I was giving a history talk in a tent on the concourse of Ruidoso...

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Idaho Trout

Idaho Trout

Idaho may be synonymous with potatoes, but trout has been a pioneer staple since it was first settled where cold rivers, streams and creeks were...

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