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Identifier: nationalgeograp131902nati (find matches)
Title: The National geographic magazine
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Subjects: Geography
Publisher: Washington : National Geographic Society
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library



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. Thereis no beauty or grandeur in the moun-tains for them, where they suffer coldand privation only to fill their fleshpots. The next morning about 9 oclock thewhole troop filed by our camp, whichwas placed almost on the trail. Therewere about twenty or thirty Indiansand about fifty horses in their outfit.The oldest men came first, then theyoung bucks. Later came the squaws,many of whom had papooses strappedon their backs or placed in the saddle j ust behind the high Mexican pommels.One little child, not four years old, wasfastened in a kind of basket on a gentlepony and allowed to shift for himself.Many of the bucks said, Good morn-ing, or saluted in some way, but mostof the women looked straight ahead ras though we were not visible. Theyounger girls were evidently embar-rassed, but the old squaws made re-marks and were interested in our teepee,which no doubt partially won theirhearts. All the women drove two orthree ponies each, some of which wererunning loose, and others curiously
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Photo by Wilcox Falls Near Kananaskis Lake Exploration in the Canadian Rockies 197 packed with skins of wild animals andleather thongs. They speak veryquietly, or make a gentle, hissing noiseto their horses, when they go wrong,as they all did at suddenly seeing ourcamp. This manner of driving is en-tirely different from the vociferousshouts and curses of the average whitepacker. Fully fifteen minutes elapsedwhile this interesting procession waspassing. The canvas boat had been carried tothe upper lake, where we were nowlocated. After several preliminary ex-cursions, Bryant and I made a visit toa valley directly across the lake. Ourchief object was to see a large water-fall, which, though fully four milesdistant, could be easily seen and heardfrom our camp. Our course down thelake lay between some heavily woodedislands, and as the water was perfectlycalm the views on every side were mostattractive. The other side was reachedafter 35 minutes steady rowing, and alanding was made near whe

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