By Eric A. Eliason,Stephen Bodio,Scott Squire

To See Them Run explores how and why nice Plains hunters have chased coyotes with greyhounds and different sight hounds given that prior to George Armstrong Custer. although a well-developed, long-lived, frequent, and undeniably mesmerizing culture, the perform continues to be little recognized, even to these dwelling in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and South Dakota, the place the culture is usual. Coyote coursing, looking with greyhounds introduced from particularly made pickup rigs, is a pastime via locals, for locals, and it has remained a quintessentially vernacular company occupying a rung lower than the Plains� status varieties of animal education and interaction�namely with horses and farm animals. The coyote coursing culture presents a great atmosphere for exploring the connection among animals and the research of folklore.

The e-book examines the artistry, thrills, values, camaraderie, economic system, and controversies of this uncommercialized and never-before-studied vernacular culture. via ethnographic photos and real accumulated observation from individuals, this e-book uncovers how looking canine and coyotes either have formed and been formed by means of human aesthetic sensibilities in ongoing folkloric and organic techniques. writer Eric A. Eliason and photographer Scott Squire observe deep and complex neighborhood wisdom in a distinct interplay with the normal ecologies of the nice North American prairie.

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