James Beckwourth – Mountain Man

James P. Beckwourth would be born a slave, but go on to become one of the most colorful men of the American west in the 1800s.


James Beckwourth began life as a slave. This episode details the life of Beckwourth, who would go on to be an explorer, trapper, Indian chief, prospector, scout, guide, gambler, horse thief and so much more. 

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