New PDF release: Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace But Found

By Thom Hatch

ISBN-10: 0471445924

ISBN-13: 9780471445920

The Compelling, Tragic tale of an exceptional Cheyenne Chief

As white settlers poured into the west throughout 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 save lots of his humans, he labored unceasingly to set up peace and keep away from bloodshed. but regardless of his heroic efforts, the Cheyennes have been many times betrayed and may develop into the sufferers of 2 infamous massacres, the second one of which price Black Kettle his existence. during this first biography of black Kettle, historian Thom Hatch ultimately supplies us the complete tale of this illustrious local American chief, supplying an unforgettable portrait of a primary who sought peace yet chanced on war.

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"Clear and even-handed. . . . This well known historical past recounts grim, bloody, lesser-known occasions of the Civil struggle. . . . The slaughter of Black Kettle's Cheyennes at Sand Creek . . . kinds a devastating chapter."
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