Hook nose profile clipart

Mar 13 2020

Considered invincible in combat, this fierce warrior distinguished himself in battle to such a degree that the U. S. military mistook him for the Chief of the entire Cheyenne nation. Following the Sand Creek Massacre in November 1864, Hook Nose became a principal figure among his people, leading retaliatory strikes against Euro-American settlements at the Battle of Julesburg along the Platte Road and Powder River regions of south-central Wyoming and in the Platte valley of Nebraska, western Kansas, and eastern Colorado. The Native American author and physician Charles A. Eastman allegedly wrote of Hook Nose that, “Perhaps no other warrior attacked more emigrants along the Oregon Trail between 1860–1868. ”