By Thom Hatch
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 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 might turn into the sufferers of 2 infamous massacres, the second one of which rate Black Kettle his lifestyles. during this first biography of black Kettle, historian Thom Hatch finally supplies us the total tale of this illustrious local American chief, supplying an unforgettable portrait of a major who sought peace yet came across war.
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Black Kettle: The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace But Found War by Thom Hatch