Ted Franklin Belue


M.A., Murray State University, 1985
B.S., Murray State University, 1982
A.A., Florida College, 1976
Film/Video/TV Authenticity and/or Script Consultant; On-Air Commentator:

Rembering Patsy Cline & the Plane Crash that TOok her Life in Northwest Tennessee, WKMS,  March 3, 2016.
The Role of Black Native Americans and Frontiersmen in the 1980s,
WKMS, Febraury 9, 2016.  
Hugh Glass and the True Story Behind 'The Revenant,'
 WKMS, January 7, 2016.
Frontiersman Daniel Boone's Connection to Western Kentucky, WKMS  Sepember 26, 2015.

 La Folie du Chapeau (Mad About Hats),  Olivier Vandersleyer, producer (Belgium), 2013
BBC/History Channel/Raw TV, Celine Fitzmaurice, producer (United Kingdom), 2011
CBC (Canadian Broadcast Company), David Wells, producer, 2011
NBC, “Who Do You Think You Are?” episode 4, with Matthew Broderick, 2010
The Making of Daniel Boone, Randall D. Wilkins, producer, NY Film Festival, 2003
Historical Park Films: Northern Lights Productions, 2003
Daniel Boone and the Westward Movement, Native Sun Productions, National Park Service, Cumberland Gap, Western Heritage Award for Best Documentary, 2002
Boone & Crockett: The Hunter‑Heroes, Native Sun Productions, The History Channel; Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Documentary, 2001
The River Pirates, Frontier Doctors, Boone & Crockett, Carson & Cody, Native Sun Productions, The History Channel, 1998‑2003
Last of the Mohicans, Extra/Stand-in for Pete Postlethwaite, 20th Century Fox, 1992

The Long Hunt: Death of the Buffalo East of the Mississippi. Mechanisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1996.
A Sketch of the Life and Character of Daniel Boone, by Peter Houston. Ed., Ted F. Belue. Mechanisburg: PA: Stackpole Books, 1997.
The Life of Daniel Boone, Lyman C. Draper. Ed., Ted F. Belue. Mechanisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998.
 The Hunters of Kentucky: A Narrative History of America's First Far West, 1750‑1792.
 Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2003.
"Indian‑Influenced Woodsmen of the Cane," The Book of Buckskinning VII, Scurlock Publishing, 1995.
"18th Century Tattooing," The Book of Buckskinning VIII, Scurlock Publishing, 1999.
Introduction, "Frontier Artistry and Legacy of America's First West," in Art of the American Frontier, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 2004.
Introduction, "Simon Girty," in GIRTY, by Richard Taylor, Wind Publishing, 2006.
Introduction, “Man’s Spiritual Mindedness,” featured in Crossroads: Spirituality in American Folk Traditions, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, 2007.

Selected Courses Taught
World Civilization to 1500
World Civilization after 1500
American Indian History
Trans-Mississippian West
America’s Eastern Frontier
History of American Roots Music
Global History of Piracy
Hollywood & Native American Cinema
Hollywood & the American Frontier

Fields of Study
Kentucky and U.S. Frontier; American Indians; American Roots Music.