“Land of the burning ground” - Earth.com “Land of the burning ground”

And it’s not just archaeological evidence that disproves the claim that Native American tribes feared Yellowstone’s geysers. The surviving oral traditions of groups such as the Shoshone, Bannock, Blackfeet and many others point to the same fact. In these cultures, Yellowstone is known by names such as “Land of the burning ground,” or “The place of hot water.” Photo credit: Jon Sullivan/Wikimedia Commons

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