By Thom Hatch
As white settlers poured into the west in the course of the 19th century, many well-known Indian chiefs fought to prevent 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 stay away from bloodshed. but regardless of his heroic efforts, the Cheyennes have been many times betrayed and could turn 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 finally provides us the whole tale of this illustrious local American chief, providing an unforgettable portrait of a major who sought peace yet chanced on war.
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Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace But Found War by Thom Hatch