Fort Yuma fire and the Yuma Treaty
That month a fire started at the fort because of the cook who left the door to his oven open. Wind blew some embers into the walls which turned to flames and engulfed the structure in fire, quickly
With the Yumans and the Cocopah in retreat, the garrison returned to the fort. While on the way, one of the Mexicans and a Yuman rode in and told Heintzelman that the Yuma wanted to negotiate a
Establishing Fort Yuma
In November 1850, United States Army Captain Samuel P. Heintzelman met with Yuman leaders at the Salton Sea to negotiate a peace. Apparently successful, the captain returned to Vallecitos where he
For more than 150 years, mounted Comanche warriors were “the Lords of the Southern Plains,” The Comanche lived in a large area known as Comancheria, and they raided over an area that stretched
What Tools Were Used by Indians to Engrave Petroglyphs?
The ancient American Indians probably never imagined the designs and patterns they carved into
How to Join the Comanche Tribe in Texas
The Comanche tribe are a Plains Indian tribe whose range once included the areas of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Facts About the Comanche Indians
At one time, the Comanche tribe was known as the "Lords of the Plains." They were fierce warriors with a great mastery of
Washita Indian Battleground
It was at Washita in 1868 that General George Armstong Custer of the U.S. Cavalry first raised the ire of the Plains people.
George E. “Tink” Tinker ~ Osage
George E. "Tink" Tinker is a prominent American Indian theologian and scholar who is the author of many
Mac Coyote – Mountain Ute / Navajo
Mac Coyote comes from the southwest corner of Colorado, a place called Towaoc, Colorado a land dotted with the remants of the Anasazi ruins and a Mountain that resembles an Indian laying down looking
Mirabilis multiflora is a species of flowering plant in the four o'clock family known by the common name Colorado four
Eriogonum jamesii is a species of wild buckwheat known by the common name James' buckwheat and Antelope sage.
Grandmother Spider by James D. Doss
A lawman with a hardy appetite for life and an unshakable faith in the explicable, Southern Ute Acting Chief of Police Charlie Moon