North Star Stories

In Green Pastures:

A Frontier Novel


Nakima, a Ute Chief, paid homage to Grandpa by dancing the Bear Dance on his grave.
Tonka, Nakima's grandson, helped Charlie on his journey from Colorado to Missouri.
Train Depot, Kansas City
A stopping point for Charlie on his way from Colorado to Missouri.
Cattle waiting to be loaded onto the trains in Kansas City.
Boone's Hanging Tree. As magistrate in Saint Charles, Daniel Boone would hold court under this tree, and if the perpetrator was found guilty, his sentence would be carried out immediately by swinging from one of its branches.