You are here

mistanta

Bent's Forts

Added by Nick Johnson on 05/06/2016 - 10:52, last changed on 04/07/2017 - 16:43

Bent's Old Fort

Share to
In the early and mid-nineteenth century, when the western United States was in a seemingly unending state of flux as people competed for dominance over the land and its resources, three men moved to what would eventually become southeastern Colorado and there established a trading and commercial...

Mistanta (Owl Woman)

Added by yongli on 11/16/2015 - 13:44, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 06:19
Mistanta (Mis-stan-stur, ca. 1810–47), also known as Owl Woman, was the Southern Cheyenne wife of the American trader William Bent . Born about 1810, she is credited with helping maintain good relations between the white settlers and the Native Americans of the Colorado plains. As the eldest...
Subscribe to mistanta