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"Fast moving, readable narrative brings to life this striking character . . . and assesses his significance in Indian-white conflict as well as his legacy among his own people."--Robert Utley
The war leader of the Warren wagon train massacre was also the...
The war leader of the Warren wagon train massacre was also the orator and diplomat who did much to publicize to the eastern establishment the 19th-century tragedies being inflicted upon the Indian tribes. From Satanta's birth ca. 1815 to his ignominious death in a Texas prison in 1878, award-winning biographer Charles M. Robinson III deals with Satanta, as both legend and man, within the context, heritage and history of the Kiowa culture as it came face-to-face with the encroachments of western immigration.