The real Lewis and Clark story

UOP’s Bill Swagerty — Stockton’s expert on all things John Muir — has written a set exploring how the Lewis and Clark were influenced by American Indians they met on their long journey.

“Although some have attributed the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition primarily to gunpowder and gumption, (Swagerty) demonstrates in this two-volume set that adopting Indian ways of procuring, processing, and transporting food and gear was crucial to the survival of the Corps of Discovery,” a publicist says.

Check out “The Indianization of Lewis and Clark.”

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