Janet Davies Interviews: Dennis Downes

March 20, 2012 1:53:07 PM PDT
Before there were highways, railroads, even wagon trails? there was an intricate system of 'roadways' used by native Americans.

. And to find them, tribes created Trail Marker Trees to lead the way.

Few people know the history of this rapidly disappearing part of our North American history. Artist and author Dennis Downes is one of the foremost experts in Trail Marker Trees and has written a book called Native American Trail Marker Trees: Marking Paths Through the Wilderness.