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Bear Child: The Life and Times of Jerry Potts -

Bear Child: The Life and Times of Jerry Potts (ISBN10: 1894384636; ISBN13: 9781894384636)
ISBN13: 978-1894384636
ISBN10: 1894384636

Summary: This book captures the life and times of Jerry Potts, the one man who best represents the turmoil of the western frontier and the clash of two cultures. Born to a White fatherand Blood mother, Jerry earned the name Ky-yo-kosi (Bear Child) for his pluck and bravery. He had a reputation in two distinct worlds. To the Blood and other tribes in the Blackfoot Confederacy, he was known as an invincible warrior, a relentless enemy,and a great hunter. To Whites he was a valuable scout, an uncanny marksm ...show morean, and a wily horse trader. Potts saved the ragtag red-coated Canadian police force from near starvation and served the force for 22 years. The author has added substantial new information and rewritten significant portions of original research completed byBernard D. Fardy for his 1984 book Jerry Potts, Paladin of the Plains. ...show less

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Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Company, Limited
Published: 01/01/2010
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2005 Paperback First Edition Very Good. No Jacket Size: 8vo-over 7??"-9??" tall; Trade Paperback in Very Good Condition. First Printing. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Glossy, bright, clean, hing ...show moreed card cover. Very slight edgewear. Tight glued binding. Internals clean and free from any markings, no creasing. Bottom edge of page block has very pale spotting. Jerry Potts was born into the lawless West in the Upper Missouri fur trade in 1838. This is his story, one that personifies the turmoil of the frontier in two countries, the clash of two cultures. He was the child of a Scottish father and a Blood mother and given his name, Bear Child, by his Blood tribe, for his bravery and tenacity while still a teenager. In 1847 the North West Mounted Police marched west and found themselves lost and starving near the Canada-U.S. border. Potts led them to shelter and played a critical role in the peaceful settlement of the Canadian West. 336 pages with Bear Child's Century Chronology, Notes, Bibliography and Index ...show less
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