Author Describes What It Was Like To Be A Stone Age American Indian Living Their First Winter in The High Country of The Land Of Many Smokes

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This is a love story which shows the true inner character it took to strengthen this young married Stone Age American Indians love for each other, as they survived that first long harsh winter, using their love for each other as a pillar of virtue and strength. is releasing a book

IBN# 1-894936-53-1which gives a fresh and new look on the American Stone Age Indians which lived in The Land of Many Smokes.The Author Roger Sagert uses his life long knowledge of the woods and his respect for First Nation people to tell a love story between Walks The Turtle and her husband Bending Grass.

Never has such a story of inner strength and love been told. The selfless giving of each of the characters to each other, builds a bond which cannot be broken by the many adversaries and hard times that beset them as they do what had been unthinkable. Surviving that first winter, together by themselves, they had become separated from their tribe as the tribe migrated down the mountain to the lower elevations for the winter, the young pair are cut off by a severe snow storm, they must return to The Land Of Many Smokes to spend the winter on their own. The few belongings they have are one flint stone knife each, and their one warm buffalo robe. Let the high country adventure begin.

The author was born in 1942, his family homesteaded a farm in Winter Wisconsin, and his grand father drove stage coach in Aladdin Wyoming and was a fur trapper. His mother and Grand mother instilled in him a love for all people. The long winter nights of Wisconsin brought out the stories of the past and molded the impressionable youngster into the writer and artist he is today.

The story is historical fiction and intended for readers eighteen and above.

Some of Rogers art work can be seen on his web site


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