1886: General George Crook, was head of Departiment of Arizona, after the forced capitulation of Apache. But Geronimo was still on the loose. Indians used to call him Nantan Lupan (Grey Wolf), showing him their respect. At that time, US Generals experienced a large, common employ of Indian Scouts to help them finding their quarries … Continue reading General Crook and the surrender of Geronimo.
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History of Man Tracking: Frank North and the Pawnee Scouts.
Born in Manhattan, NY, 1840, Frank Joshua North has been an American interpreter, United States Army officer and politician. In 1860 North worked as a clerk and interpreter at the Pawnee Agency trading post in Genoa, Nebraska. Four years later, n 1864, General Samuel R. Curtis asked Frank North to organize a company all made of Pawnee scouts. … Continue reading History of Man Tracking: Frank North and the Pawnee Scouts.