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The Power of Pictures

The Power of Pictures

The very best historical photographs from our treasured vaults define our idea of the West. In honor of our 70th year, the editors of True West have...

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The Indian Civil War

The Indian Civil War

For the Cherokee, the conflict pitted brother against brother. The Civil War not only split the United States, but it also tore apart various Indian...

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Taking a Stand

Taking a Stand

Cherokee leader Watie signed an unpopular treaty. Stand Watie was a controversial Cherokee leader. He and several members of his family signed a...

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A Ghostly Battle

A Ghostly Battle

An Apache shaman caused a major battle in Arizona. It was a shaman, leading the Ghost Dance, that led to the Battle of Cibecue Creek in Arizona....

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