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-i\.> ^ti, During- an Indian raid on Fort Parker in 1836, the Comanches captured young John Parker and his sister, Cynthia. They were taken to an Indian village where they were

separated

anil sent to live

with different bands of the

tribe.

Cynthia gradually forgot her English lan-

guage and manners, accepting those of the
Indian. Treated kindly, she learned to love the Comamhes and their way of life.

Occasionally. Cynthia met people of her race. With sign language they tried to persuade her to return, but happy with her adopted people, she always refused.

own

ing no desire to return to a forgotten
life, Cynthia married Chief Peta Nocoma. They had four children who were raised in ihe tradition and honor of the Comanche.

Peta

Nocoma was

killed

by the white

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Cynthia returned to her own people. Quanah, her son. remained with the Indians and later became a great Comanche Chief.

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"There ain't no troops. "Just talking about?" who is this Sam Lee you Jack Willet scratched his head in amazement. except one of the finest scouts en these plains nothing like thai little rene- — The little man smiled back over his gade. "Jack. In the faint light of dawn." who . Jud said. The outriders and sentries hardly had time to shout a warning before the air was split with war whoops and gunfire. anyway?" "Nobody. But these sounds were enough for the Indian raiders to locate He slid from his saddle and approaching one man in the group asked. Weary pioneers gathered around their cooking fires to eat their evening meal. You'd better get these wagons moving toward the fort before they find out One member were of the wagon train turned to what a liar I am!" Jack and asked. off into the prairie night. When I saw your camp. come here a minute. What do you want?" The little man seemed ill at ease. mounted his horse. Suddenly the Indians were thrown into confusion. telling I a scowl." shoulder as he mounted. "Listen. big war party up in the hills about an hour's ride away. Unless help came soon they were doomed. The weary travelers rolled up in their blankets. and rode "Yup. They got a smoke warning that troops are on the way!" The little man smiled. "I'm telling you what I saw. this feller.The wagon train was formed into a circle with the horses staked out in the center oi the large ring. Pointing to the little man. a line of Indian horsemen broke over the edge of the plains and attacked the wagon camp. anySam Lee!" right?" body'd think you were The to the little man smiled but made no answer insult. making every shot count. They were almost finished when a mildlooking little man in soiled buckskins entered the circle of firelight. besides I've been out ahead of the train all day. from appearances. all a scout should be. here. says there are Indians about trail the camp. one man pointed toward the hills and shouted. Jack Willet was. I rode in to warn you!" "Jack. "Look. a warning that troops are on the way!" twenty miles of here. then he spoke. As he leaped from his horse. "Could I see your wagon boss for a minute?" Jud Wilson rose from beside the fire. this is friendly country." Jud called. the Indians pulled off. "I'm the man trained Sam Lee. he called out anxiously. and soon the whole camp was dark silent. They drew away from the besieged wagon train and wheeled their horses toward the hills in the distance. He turned. "Just who are you. "It's an Indian smoke signal. The uneasy shuffling of the horses and the occasional conversation of the sentries were the only sounds that and drifted out into the night. The men recognized him as the stranger who had warned them of the raid. think you are. Jack headed for the wagon camp. The pioneers fought hard. "I'm the wagon boss. I made that smoke signal to draw them off. it was obvious that they were fighting a losing battle." A lone rider streaked across the plains The little man faced up to him." Jack Willet eyed the stranger. There's nol an Indian in From behind a wagon. "Everything all can't see? "Who do you me you can see what From the way you talk. in the hills. yonderl" Jack Willet scanned the horizon. "I'sighted a. They know you're here and most likely will attack about dawn!" His face darkening into looked down at the stranger. but from the first. and I saw no fresh sign. And he wore his beaded buckskins with an air of authority. Name's Kit Carson.

the high timber-rimmed meadows below.Bighorn the Mountain Sheep is overlord of the western highlands.. his domain. but he does not have wool. . like suction cups. He is heavy-bodied and his massive horns curl inward. His hard-rimmed cloven hoofs have soft concave centers. enabling him to dash over loose rocks and steep crags with a sure-footed speed that quickly leaves his enemies behind.his heavy grayish-brown coat with buff-white rump patch is thick coarse hair. Instead. like that of the deer. The swift silent pounce of the cougar is usually evaded by the alert Bighorn. His throne is a sheer rock crag . almost making a full circle. he gazes down on the immense plains of the West and is content in the safe solitudes of his heights.. Bighorn is a true sheep. From this high world -on-edge.

Often two rams stubbornly vie for the Isame ewe. little — . tack differently : they try to ambush the Bighorn. but out on a rolling meadow or valley floor they gain the advantage for Bighorn is not a fast long-distance runner on open. Being gentlemen. the wolverine. and sometimes a hungry lynx plan their atcoyote.Win. In the steep rocky heights the hungry hunters stand chance. .'''!' M -•'. the big rams prepare to settle their differences with a duel. All in late N Jvember the mating season summer arrives. But the rams feed together. while she stands aside and coyly watches the action that follows. .. taking no interest in the ewes or lambs. and then the rams scatter to seek mates.The big ram and his family are openly hunted by the gray timber wolf and the But the cougar. level ground.

The shock- ing impact dazes both rams. The contestants fiercely charge from a distance of twenty-five feet and come together terrific head-on at full speed.ifl This is a time of double peril for the Bighorn clan. . . for unsome other horned anima!s. Bighorn often must turn from food hunting to fighting with hoof and horn! .he cannot grow a new one will like By the end of the two-month-long courting season. These mating battles are and sometimes deadly.ferocious. Bighorn's grazing range is restricted by the heavy snowfalls of mid-winter . AV* ifciWKJ^gr W^Sh^ Sometimes the loser departs and he minus one fine horn — m^M^^^C \lllf never fight again. SK^Sse" ^SSfeSJS) >*S^g$&^ J r "^^s^M.-* M ^fi v '^-"s'uit^. The crash of their hollow horns echoes down the deep canyons. since food is scarce and hungry predators ar e abroad . but they quickly recover and back away crash again and again until one is defeated.

In their fine fur. The newborn lamb is so tiny that it must stretch upward to reach its mother's milk . .'' . By time the lamb can leap over the jagged rocks with the sure-footed speed of its mother this . But after a month that it it has grown so has to kneei to nurse! tall ^ OrO^SPPPJF' ¥^' / WfiflK |fegV .. his father. . warm double coats of long coarse hair over Bighorn's clan survives the winter . . And in April the lambs a: born in sheltered are. *"*i And pose on a thin pinnacle of rock with the haughty arrogance of Bighorn. . ^ J^BW^ V\Aj *^ ^^ s t .

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