Additional Publications by Miantae
"Mary Fields's Road to Freedom," the name of the companion book, soon to be published, and also the title of a chapter in the compilation published by the University of Oklahoma Press: Black Cowboys in the American West, On the Range, on the Stage, Behind the Badge, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Michael N. Searles.
Miantae is currently expanding "Mary Fields's Road to Freedom" into the Deliverance Mary Fields companion book, a nonfiction chronicle that examines the life of Mary Fields and Montana history from 1885 - 1914, and includes copies of documents, diaries and other research items she discovered while doing research for Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States.
about Miantae Metcalf McConnell ...
Miantae was born and raised in California, and spent childhood summers in Montana on her grandparent's farm. It was there her heart remained, in the wild open where she rode horseback, fished for trout and spent endless hours exploring a diverse natural landscape.
Years later she returned to claim Montana as her home of residence (not unlike her Montana homesteader ancestors) and continues to live there today.
Feature in Montana Newspaper
In January of 2016, Miantae was interviewed by Lynette Hintze, Features Editor of the Daily Inter Lake, Kalispell, Montana. The title of the article is, "'It was a miracle she survived', Black woman's role in Montana history chronicled in new book".