Emigrant trail diaries and reminiscences speak of events on the trail where Native Americans were fascinated by fair-skinned, golden-haired emigrant children. It was not uncommon for Indians to offer horses in trade for white children whether the stories were tales of folklore or whether they were actual experiences is the subject of Goldilocks Revisited. Diary accounts are revisited to answer the question. ALTERNATE SUBJECTS: Native Americans--Shoshone; Native Americans--Sioux; Native Americans--Cheyenne; Folklore and Reality in the American West; Emigrants; Legend; Diaries; Folktale; Blake, F.W.; Toelken, Barre; Huntington, Olive McMillan; Ross, Jennie E.; Somers, Belle Redman; Martineau, Susan Johnson; Himes, George; Haines, Francis; Hines, Celinda; Moore, John; Clark, Helen; Warner, Mary Eliza.
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