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Thom Hatch's Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace But Found PDF

By Thom Hatch

The Compelling, Tragic tale of a superb 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 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 expense Black Kettle his existence. during this first biography of black Kettle, historian Thom Hatch finally offers us the whole tale of this illustrious local American chief, delivering an unforgettable portrait of a first-rate who sought peace yet stumbled on war.

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