Category Archives: Jicarilla Apaches

Santa Fe Indian Market

There is nothing quite like Santa Fe Indian Market. See my video here. We had a great time making some new friends and seeing old ones. We sold a lot of books. This year we got there a day early … Continue reading

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Kit Carson, Hero or Heel: Dispelling the false history of the ignorant and America hater

I was signing books in Santa Fe when a woman walked up to my table. “Your hero is Kit Carson? He was such a terrible person!” “What have you got in mind?” I asked. Her friend jumps in. “You better … Continue reading

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Home Again from Santa Fe with photos and a book by Ben Traywick

We’re home again and safe after a profitable and pleasant trip to Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I may be wanted by the Santa Fe police (Dead or Alive) for double parking while a loaded my gear into … Continue reading

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New Reviews of Massacre at Point of Rocks, Death on the Santa Fe Trail

Rae Whitley, Museum of the Horse Soldier, Tucson. Rae is a stickler for historical accuracy and detail. “I was cleaning up the museum and came across my copy of your book. I’m rereading it.”

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Podcast Voices of the West

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, I did a radio interview with Emil Franzi on Voices of the West, a great guy and a great show. Here’s the podcast of the interview: Doug on Voices of the West.

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Rio Arriba

I enjoy writing about the Rio Arriba before the Civil War. The Rio Arriba, literally up-river, refers to the area from Santa Fe north along the Rio Grande and Rio Chama. Below Santa Fe is the Rio Abajo, down river, … Continue reading

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