Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug. 4 -- On this day in Montana history in 2003 Native American author James Welch died in his home in Missoula. The Blackfeet and Gros Ventre descendant wrote numerous groundbreaking books including the heartbreaking “Fools Crow.” His books and Emmy Award-winning documentaries brought new understanding to American history across the world. He was knighted by the British and received a French Medal for his work.

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