Buffalo Hump

Buffalo Hump (born ca. late 1790s to early 19th century — died 1870) was a Native American War Chief of the Penateka band of the Comanche Indians. His Nʉmʉ tekwapu (Comanche) name, properly transliterated, was Po-cha-na-quar-hip which meant "erection that won't go down". He came to prominence after the Council House Fight when he led the Comanches on the Great Raid of 1840.

Read more about Buffalo Hump:  Early Life, The Council House Fight, The Great Raid of 1840, The Battle of Plum Creek, Description of Buffalo Hump, Role in Negotiating Peaceful Surrender of The Penateka Band, Forgotten in History, Resurrected By Fiction

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Texas–Indian Wars - End of The Republic, Beginning of The United States in Texas: 1845–1861 - Attack On Buffalo Hump's Camp
... While camped in the Wichita Mountains, the remains of the once mighty Penatucka Band, under Buffalo Hump, were attacked by United States troops under the ... Allegedly not aware that Buffalo Hump's band had recently signed a formal peace treaty with the United States at Fort Arbuckle, Van Dorn and his men killed ... Nonetheless, despite this, an aged and weary Buffalo Hump led and settled his remaining followers on the Kiowa-Comanche reservation near Fort Cobb in Indian Territory in Oklahoma ...
Buffalo Hump - Forgotten in History, Resurrected By Fiction
... Before the Lonesome Dove series, Buffalo Hump was forgotten in history, the Great Raid of 1840 only remembered in Texas history classes ... Buffalo Hump was resurrected as a powerful historical figure by Larry McMurtry's books "Dead Man's Walk" and "Comanche Moon," the first two books in the Lonesome Dove series ... or not, McMurtry's dramatization of the character of Buffalo Hump is very similar to the historical figure described so vividly by Ferdinand Roemer ...
Comanche Moon - Plot Summary
... While they are on this mission, Comanche chief Buffalo Hump leads his nation on the warpath ... Meanwhile, Buffalo Hump banishes his half-Mexican son Blue Duck ... Buffalo Hump has gone off to die ...
Santa Anna (Comanche War Chief) - In The Early Life
... of the same band of the Comanche as the more famous Buffalo Hump ... He was an important chief, though probably less influential than Buffalo Hump during the 1830s and 1840s ... He was originally, along with Buffalo Hump, a leader of Comanche resistance to Anglo settlement in Texas, especially during the period following the Council ...
Great Raid Of 1840 - Buffalo Hump Gathers The Tribes
... Main article Buffalo Hump ... Comanche War Chief Buffalo Hump was determined to do more than merely complain about what the Comanches viewed as a bitter betrayal ... the other bands of Comanches that he was raiding the white settlements in revenge, Buffalo Hump led the Great Raid of 1840 ...

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