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    Robert Campbell moved to the United States and eventually became a fur trapper. This is his buckskin coat, ca. 1840.

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  • Martha Lea

    All of my grand parents were young men and women when GERONIMO was alive. Its amazing how close to our history we are.

  • Mary Lackey

    Isnt that the truth, My ancestors my mom half Indian, my grandmother was full Indian, Cherokee and Paw Caw sp? The wiered thing is since my dad was full blooded Welsch, the 13 of us kids are very fiar, blond and blue eyes. None of the traits, but my moms other siblings, children look like they came from their Indian ancestors.

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Chief Washakie (c.1798-1900) was a renowned warrior first mentioned in 1840 in the written record of the American fur trapper, Osborne Russell. In 1851, at the urging of trapper Jim Bridger, Washakie led a band of Shoshones to the council meetings of the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1851). Essentially from that time until his death, he was considered the head of the Eastern Shoshones by the representatives of the United States government.