(1798 - 1900)
Our fathers were steadily driven out, or killed, and we, their sons, but sorry remnants of tribes once mighty, are now cornered in little spots of the earth all ours by right- cornered like guilty prisoners and watched by men with guns.
The long-time visionary leader of
the Snakes, or Western Shoshone, (Click here
for more) who, along with his son-in-law, mountain man and fur
trader Jim Bridger, led his people to the treaty council at Horse
Creek, in the Nebraska Territory, in September 1851. (Click
here for more on Washakie)