The Life of Ten Bears: Comanche Historical Narratives

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American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, xi
Anadarko OK, 169
Apaches 32, 55–59
Arapahos, 121, 187
battle tactics: spear-armed, 10, 14, 19– 20, 22, 39, 42–43, 48, 52, 56, 58–59, 62, 64, 71, 82, 86, 88, 91, 108, 113, 127–28, 158–59, 170; of No Flight Warrior (Kiowa), xvi, 51; namanahkepu (decoy) and, 19; ohtatokamah/ ohtatsahkahmah (“to lay hidden”), 11
battles and fights by buffalo hunters: at Adobe Walls (1874), 133–34
battles and fights with Mexican Army, 17, 18, 27, 196; in 1856, 68–76, 77–79; in 1868, 101–8
battles and fights with other Indians: Apaches, 15, 32, 55–59; Arapahos, 156; Cheyennes, xv, 30; Chickasaws, 205; Kiowas, 30; Nahwakatahnohpetuhupu (“When the Enemies Camped Together,” 1838), 46–54; Navajos, 59, 190, 198; Osages, viii, 13, 14, 18, 19, 21, 25, 30, 32, 66, 67, 90–92, 166; Pawnees, 18, 30, 128; Poncas, 32; Sioux, 9, 10, 30, 31; at Uhta Hookne (“Robe Entrenchments,” 1837), 15, 22, 39–45; Utes, xv, 10, 14, 22, 25–26, 32, 59, 108–17, 154–57
battles and fights with Texans, 80– 87, 139–43, 145–51; Council House (1840), 17; Little Robe Creek (1858), 19, 80– 87; Rangers, 19
battles and fights with U.S. Army: at Adobe Walls, (1864) 22–23; with cavalry, 122, 163; at McClellan Creek (1872), 122, 144; at Sekwihunubi, 43; at the Washita (1868), xiv, 119–21
Bronco (Chiricahua) Apaches, 198
Caddos, as enemy scouts, 19, 21, 81, 82, 84, 85
captives, 44, 111, 201–4; Asewaynah (Rudolph Fischer), 145–51; Esitoya, 109, 111, 139, 187, 189; Kuhsuhnu, 17; Andreas Martinez, 118; Toheen Martinez, 201–4; Mexican 116, 118, 201–4; Pahcoddy, 204; Yaqui, 112
Cheyennes, 88
Cheyenne Sun Dance, xiii
Christianity, 18, 117, 193–94
Comanche ceremonies and rituals: aanuhkara (Buffalo Dance), 38; Antelope Surround Ritual, 190; Badger’s mirror ritual, 63; Beaver Faith-Healing Ceremony, 185; Calumet-Honoring Ceremony, xvi; ekonuhka (Buffalo Tongue Feast), xv, 14; Forty-Nine Dance, xv, 190; kwahikwuuhtikuru (Victory Celebration), xvi, 10, 92–94; Little Horse Dance, 41; Medicine Pipe (Eagle Ritual), 13, 19; pahpanahn (Encircling Ceremony), xv, 55, 90, 131, 134, 155; peyote worship, 3, 192–95; Scalp Dance (Victory Round Dance), 10, 191; Shake-Down Ceremony, xvi, 13, 161; Sun Dance, xv, 63, 185, 187, 188; taunting songs, 10, 18, 92–97

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