By Thom Hatch
As white settlers poured into the west through the 19th century, many recognized 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 avoid wasting his humans, he labored unceasingly to set up peace and steer clear of bloodshed. but regardless of his heroic efforts, the Cheyennes have been many times betrayed and could develop into the sufferers of 2 infamous massacres, the second one of which fee Black Kettle his existence. during this first biography of black Kettle, historian Thom Hatch eventually supplies us the complete tale of this illustrious local American chief, providing an unforgettable portrait of a primary who sought peace yet chanced on war.
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