Tag Archive | Yellowstone National Park

Mitseadazi~

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The Hidatsa or Minnetaree Native People named Yellowstone National Park Mitseadazi which means yellow rock river.
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Since then scholars have gotten into all sorts of disagreements about where the Hidatsa saw these yellow rocks in Yellowstone.
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I don’t really get the disagreements, yellow rocks and stones are everywhere here!
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This is my last post on the American West.
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I can imagine how beautiful it must be now,
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filling with silent snow,
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as the critters hunker down,
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for the long, cold, Yellowstone winter.
Cheers to you from the finally raining Holler_

The Elk are Bugling~

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As fall descends in Yellowstone and the Tetons,
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painting the trees golden-yellow,
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the elk are rutting,
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bugling,
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and posturing.
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They become so exhausted by all this effort, they bugle while resting!
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The calves,
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and does,
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provide a peaceful contrast!
Cheers to you from the Tetons in the fall~