By Thom Hatch

The Compelling, Tragic tale of an excellent Cheyenne Chief

As white settlers poured into the west in the course of the 19th century, many well-known Indian chiefs fought to forestall them, together with Sitting Bull, loopy Horse, and Geronimo. yet one nice Cheyenne leader, Black Kettle, understood that the whites couldn't be stopped. to save lots of his humans, he labored unceasingly to set up peace and stay away from bloodshed. but regardless of his heroic efforts, the Cheyennes have been many times betrayed and might develop into the sufferers of 2 infamous massacres, the second one of which expense Black Kettle his existence. during this first biography of black Kettle, historian Thom Hatch finally provides us the entire tale of this illustrious local American chief, providing an unforgettable portrait of a prime who sought peace yet came across war.

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