Jan DeBlieu

Jan DeBlieu is the author of dozens of articles and essays, and four books: Hatteras Journal (1987); Meant to Be Wild (1991); Wind (1998), a winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural History Writing; and Year of the Comets (2005). She lives on the North Carolina Outer Banks with her husband and son.

Evolution Mobile

Five thousand years ago, on the rolling grassy sea of Saskatchewan, the Blackfoot people and other northern Plains tribes developed a culture based exquisitely on movement. Traveling much of the year, following bison and other game, they kept only what…