Photo of John Muir and Theodore Roosevelt
John Muir meet an Englishman by the name of Chilwell while they were on board ship together. Chilwell called Muir "Scottie". They traveled in California together for a few months. While they were together Muir accidentally shot and wounded Chilwell. They did eat an owl.
Samuel Young wrote Alaska Days with John Muir. In it he tells about their visit to the Yin-des-tuk-ki village.