Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The Native American leader fought against U.S. expansion onto Apache tribal land. The story of a tragic collision of two civilizations.
Robert Marshall, Aldo Leopold and Howard Zahniser dedicated their lives to protect the shrinking American wilderness.
This stunning film portrait of Yosemite National Park uses the 1851 diary of the first expedition of soldiers into the Native American territory.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
Schools taught Native Americans to imitate white men in a liberal "civilizing" mission in 1875.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.