Where Eagles Fly : Imazí-imita ~ Almost A Dog Mountain on the Backbone of the World

in photography •  8 months ago

Citadel Mountain basks in the light of evening sunset, casting it looming shadow over Almost A Dog Mountain on the right and Little Chief Mountain on the left along with Mahtotopa Mountain and Red Eagle Mountain, the purple tip of the mountain chain. These mountains overlook Saint Mary Lake, on the left side of this image.

"Imazí-imita" is Blackfoot for Almost A Dog. As a young man, he was one of the very few survivors that were part of the horrific 1870 Marias Massacre. His entire family was killed in this tragic and totally unnecessary attack, and although crippled for life, he survived this horrible event. 

Then 13 years later he survived the horrendous Starvation Winter of 1883-84. It is befitting that this harsh and stark mountain be named after a Blackfoot warrior who suffered such a starkly, harsh life. 

To read the entire post on this iconic wilderness on my project "Where Eagles Fly" GO HERE

About The Project

Where Eagles Fly - The American Wilderness Expedition is my personal mission to introduce people to these amazing locations that surround us. I am piloting a bush plane while exploring and filming throughout the remote back-country areas of North America to raise awareness of the 47% of the USA and 90% of Canada that remain unpopulated wilderness.

About The Author

My name is Zedekiah Morse and I'm a Bush Pilot, Photographer, Explorer and Filmmaker. I live in the Rocky Mountains and devote my time and resources to exploring as much of the world as I can by air. If you wish to watch a short film detailing how I do my work and this project, go here.Thanks for your support and Yehaw!! 

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Love this , thanks

good art my friend

interesting post @skypilot , I really like the story

amazing pictures... sad story about that warrior ... thanks for sharing

Your life full of adventure, not many of us would be so brave as you yo take the risk.
How long have you been stayed at Rocky Mountain sir?


thanks for your kind words, I love doing this project. I have lived in the Rockies for many years.

wow great view from up there :) keep up the good job :)

Looky incredible my fly friend :))
Just let me know how you are taking those shots? Is there any copilot or can you mange to make some single shots? <3


LOL Johannes have you watched the short film in the link at the bottom of my posts? Here is the link... this explains how I do this: http://whereeaglesfly.tv/a-love-of-nature/