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WARS OF THE FIGHTING SIOUX

you readers who objected to special contributor Gregory Michno’s take on frontiersmen Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett in the February 2020 . We’re moving on. In the April issue we published a couple of the negative letters about his article “Half Horse, Half Gator and All Hogwash,” along with Michno’s response. Arriving by email after deadline for that issue was this recommendation: “Don’t let Gregory Michno contribute another

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