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Washakie

(c. 1804—1900)


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(c. 1804–1900)

Native American (Shoshone) chief. He became the leader of the eastern band of his tribe in the 1840s. He chose to ally with White settlers in the Native American wars of the 1870s and was accorded a commission in the US army and a tomb in Fort Washakie.

Subjects: World History.


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