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Beckwourth, James Pierson locked

1798–1866 Legendary American western mountain man, trapper, warrior, Indian chief, and trailblazer, for whom Beckwourth Pass in Sierra Nevada is named.

Beckwourth, James Pierson locked

1798–1866 Legendary American western mountain man, trapper, warrior, Indian chief, and trailblazer, for whom Beckwourth Pass in Sierra Nevada is named.
  • Kate Tuttle

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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