Ned Christie - The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero
Who was Ned Wade Christie? Was he a true Indian with ties to his people and their welfare or was he an outlaw, accused of killing a federal officer? Ned Christie - The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero written by Devon Abbott Mihesuah tells the whole story of Ned Christie. Many stories have been told, but were based on hearsay, incorrect newspaper accounts, and tales told by both Indians and lawmen. This well - researched book will be the go-to source of information and facts about this controversial man.
Ned was born on Dec. 14, 1852, in the Cherokee Nation. His parents were traditional family. Ned enjoyed his younger years and was a very good fiddle player. He became a Cherokee Senator. When he was thirty-five years old, he was accused of killing a Deputy U.S. Marshal Dan Maples.
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