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Chief "Buckskin Charley" Sapiah
Birth: 1840
Death: May 9, 1936
Ignacio
La Plata County
Colorado, USA

Native American Chief. He was the leader of the Capote band of the Ute tribe from 1880 until his death in 1936. He succeeded Chief Ouray as the official treaty negotiator. He learned English and took the "white man's name", Buckskin Charley. He lead the rescue of women and children who were abducted during the Meeker massacre. In 1890, he was given the Rutherford Hayes Indian Peace Medal by President Benjamin Harrison. He rode with Geronimo in Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 Inaugural Parade. (bio by: Eric Crow) 
 
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  Antonio Buck (1870 - 1961)*
 
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Burial:
Ouray Memorial Cemetery
Ignacio
La Plata County
Colorado, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
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