This series chronicles the saga of the American West, tracing the lives of a diverse cast of characters, from explorers, soldiers and Indian warriors to settlers, railroad builders and gaudy showmen, who share their stories in their own words, through diaries, letters and autobiographical accounts.
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Himself - Narrator
The Comanches said they came from swirls of dust. The Hidatsa, from the bottom of a big lake. Among the sacred bundles of the Zunis was a stone, they said, within which beats the heart of the world.