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Osborne Russell
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Part 1, pp. 23- 43

• Osborne Russell began his journey by joining the expedition to the Rockies in 1834 with Mr. Wyeth, who helped build Fort Hall.
• Russell learned about hunting and conversing with the Indians at the fort in Part 1.
• Reports of Indian attacks were delivered to the trappers as they planned to travel to Yellowstone Lake.

Part 2, pp. 44-63

• Crossing Lewis' Fork on a cleverly constructed boat, the trappers made their way to the Teton Mountains.
• An encounter with the Indians in the mountains resulted in injuries and lost horses for the trappers.
• After losing and then regaining their goods, the trappers were unsure of their location and split up to find Yellowstone.

• Russell was helped through the mountains by friendly Indians that also traded and gave directions.

pp. 64- 83

• Following the crossing of the Yellowstone River, four men attempted to form their own party, but they were attacked...

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