Ernest Thompson Seton quotes
Ernest Thompson Seton
Birthdate: 14. August 1860
Date of death: 23. October 1946
Ernest Thompson Seton was an author , wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians in 1902 and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of one of the first Scouting organization. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and the Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.