George Crook

When the Army arrested a chief of the Ponca Tribe in 1878 for leaving their reservation, he sued the Federal government and won — the first time courts recognized that a Native American had legal rights.

Our greatest Western novelist deciphers Crazy Horse, Custer, and the hard year of the Little Bighorn

Chief Washakie earned his battle scars in the service of the Great White Father, who—for once at least—kept faith with an Indian