Yellowstone is a TV series that explores the founding, struggles, and rise of the Yellowstone Dutton Ranch. The timeline spans over a century, from 1883 to the present day, with each season revealing new information about the family's history. The show explores themes of territorial disputes between white pioneers and Indigenous American nations. In addition, the Duttons face threats from urbanization and industrialization. The prequel spinoffs show a different perspective and explore the history of law enforcement in Indian Territory and the traditions of ranching at the Four-Sixes ranch.