By Liz Wood 

Trek through time


Liz Wood

Chilly Rollison explains how to tell the difference between pre- and post-horse tipi rings during visit to the Big Creek Ranch Friday. Rollison is the guest speaker for the Saratoga Museum's Aug. 9 trek.

Take a step back in time Aug. 9 with the Saratoga Museum, as Chilly Rollison shows people how to identify tipi rings located on the Big Creek Ranch.

Rollison has a Bachelor's Degree in American Indian studies.

More than 200 years ago, most of the residents of the Valley were Native Americans. They were nomads that moved around from place to place following the game.

Shoshone, Arapahoe, Comanche and Ute's were four tribes that passed through what is now known as the Platte River Valley.

Tipis ranged in size depending on whether they were used before or after horses were available to the trib...

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