Ernest Thompson Seton was many things…
- An author of more than 100 books and countless articles in major magazines,
- A popular lecturer,
- An artist with particular skill in depicting wildlife, including both birds and mammals,
- A naturalist who studied animals extensively, producing the classic work, Lives of Game Animals, essentially an eight-volume illustrated encyclopedia covering nearly every wild animal in North America,
- A well-known advocate of Native American rights,
- The founder of the Woodcraft League, also known as Woodcraft Indians and Seton Indians,
- A cofounder of the Boy Scouts of America and a key figure in the history of Scouting world-wide,
- A fascinating and enigmatic character with a wide range of interests and talents.
Seton left a legacy of ideas on a range of topics worthy of our study today. We invite you to explore this website to learn more.