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Olive Oatman (1837 – Mar 20, 1903) was age13, traveling from Illinois to California with her family, when they were attack by Indians. She was abducted by Yavapai in Arizona, then sold to Mohave. She ultimately regained her freedom 5 years later. The story spread in media, partly owing to prominent blue tattooing of her face by her captors. In subsequent years, tale of Oatman came to be retold with dramatic license in novels, plays, & poetry. Town of Oatman, Arizona, is named in her honor.