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George Bird Grinnell

(1849—1938)


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(1849–1938), naturalist and ethnologist, accompanied Custer to Dakota, visited Yellowstone Park (1875), was an explorer in Alaska (1899), and made many expeditions in the western U.S. He edited Forest and Stream (1876–1911), was prominent in the conservation movement, and wrote books which include Pawnee Hero Stories (1889), The Story of the Indian (1895), The Fighting Cheyennes (1915), and The Cheyenne Indians (2 vols., 1923).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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