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date: 08 March 2021

Black Kettlelocked

(1807?– November 1868)
  • Paul Rosier


Black Kettle (1807?– November 1868), Cheyenne chief, was a member of the Sutaio division of the Cheyenne until his marriage to Medicine Woman Later made him part of the Wotapio; Black Kettle’s first wife was captured in a battle with the Utes in 1848. Little is known about his early years. Conflicting reports name his father as either Swift Hawk Lying Down or High-Backed Wolf. He had three sons and one daughter, according to ...

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