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The following biographies are small glimpses of Indians, who’s names most of us have heard. From these brief writings you can decide if you are interested in further information on one of these great Chieftains.
Major-General O. O. Howard, US Army, served in the Civil war prior to coming west. He directed several campaigns against the Native Americans, and negotiated with Chief Joseph in 1877. He has written numerous books on his experiences with the Indians.
With Illustrations By George Varian
Famous Indian Chiefs I have Known
- Alaska Indian Chiefs: Fernandeste, Sitka Jack and Anahootz
- Antonio and Antonito
- Billy Bowlegs and the Everglades of Florida
- Captain Jack of the Modoc Indians
- Chief Egan of the Malheurs
- The Great War Chief Joseph of the Nez Perces, and his lieutenants, White Bird and Looking-Glass
- Cochise, The Chiricahua Apache Chief
- Cut-Mouth John
- Geronimo, The Last Apache Chief on the War-Path
- Homili, Chief of the Walla Walla
- Lot, A Spokane Chief
- Manuelito: A Navajo War Chief
- Mattie, the Daughter of Chief Shenkah
- Moses, a great war chief who knew when not to fight
- Pedro, Eskeltesela and Miguel
- Red Cloud
- Santos, and Eskiminzeen the Stammerer
- Sitting-Bull, The Great Dakota Leader
- Toc-me-to-ne, an Indian Princess
- Washakie, A Shoshone Chief, The Friend Of The White Man
- Winnemucca, Chief of the Paiute