Curley-Headed Doctor ( 1828- 1890): was the shaman for the Modoc tribe, notably during the Modoc War troubles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Curley Headed Doctor"
The Modoc tribe is a group of Native American people living originally in the area which is now northeastern California and central southern Oregon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Modoc"
The Modoc War, or Modoc Campaign (also known as the Lava Beds War), was an armed conflict between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army in southern Oregon and northern California from 1872– 1873 . The Modoc War was the last of the Indian Wars to occur in California or Oregon. Eadweard Muybridge photographed the early part of the campaign. ...more on Wikipedia about "Modoc War"
Scarface Charley ( 1851? - December 3, 1896) was a chief of the Modoc tribe of Native Americans. ...more on Wikipedia about "Scarface Charley"
Shacknasty Jim (c 1851 - 1881) was a Modoc warrior and the leader of the Hot Creek band. His nickname is a corruption of a Modoc name meaning Left-handed Man. His brothers, Jake and Shacknasty Frank, fought under him during the Modoc War. After the plot to assassinate the peace commissioners was carried out, Shacknasty surrendered, and his band went onto the Quapaw Agency Lands. Shacknasty then served as a scout who helped the United States Cavalry hunt down the remaining Modoc warriors. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shacknasty Jim (Modoc)"
Toby "Winema" Riddle (1848-1920) was a Modoc interpreter who helped with negotiations between the Native American Modoc tribe and the United States Army during the Modoc War (also called the Lava Beds War). ...more on Wikipedia about "Toby Riddle"
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