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JOURNEY TO HONOR (IX)

"Crow Indians" (circa 1840-1843) by Karl Bodmer CHAPTER 17 Way up north of the Oregon Trail and Blackfoot country on that side of the continental divide was a wonderland of hot springs and cold streams. The green valleys of the Big Horn, Rosebud, Tongue and Powder rivers and some land on the Yellowstone’s northern bank—this was Absaroka, home of the Sparrowhawks. Its ten thousand people roamed Absaroka as wanderers as did the two trappers, Jim and Josh Greenwood, who had th