Thefurtrapper Article Catagories:

Mountain Men                American Indians                Exploration

Emigration Trails            Forest Fires            

Historical NovelsMountains of Stone     The Winds of Change

American western expansion set in motion a collision course between two different cultures; one with an insatiable thirst for furs and land; the other a territorial people with no concept of land ownership.

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 Mountains of Stone contains an abridged account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and some of the major Hudson’s Bay and North West Company fur traders and explorers.






The Winds of Change brings out the impending effects of western expansion on the Indian cultures of the Ohio Country and the Great Plains





A rich historical background coupled with the cultural and religious aspects of Native Americans makes Mountains of Stone and The Winds of Change a gripping storyline of historical fact and fiction.