Paper Medicine Man: John Gregory Bourke and his American West

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Life and career of John Gregory Bourke, including details of his explorations, and his relationship with American Indian tribes and members of the exploring parties, especially George Crook, and with John Wesley Powell, director of the Smithsonian's Bureau of American Ethnology.


  • Powell, John Wesley 1834-1902
  • Bourke, John Gregory
  • Crook, George
  • Cushing, Frank Hamilton 1857-1900
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)
  • Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology


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