Buffalo Bill's Wild West
Despite the cartoonish nature of the stage show, "Buffalo" Bill Cody was actually a strong supporter of Native American rights.
Poster courtesy Library of Congress
large mammal native to North America. Also called American buffalo.
to plan and direct the movements of a dance.
people and culture native to western Russia, Georgia, and Ukraine.
person who herds cattle on a ranch, usually on a horse.
complex and detailed.
having to do with horses.
outrageous or unreasonable.
lavish production, often humorous or whimsical, with elaborate costumes and staging.
traditional short story that usually has a moral lesson.
enemy or antagonist.
military outpost, area, or set of buildings.
largely unpopulated area that is slowly being opened up for settlement.
South American cowboy.
people and culture of seven Sioux tribes native to the Great Plains.
person whose ancestors were native inhabitants of North or South America. Native American usually does not include Eskimo or Hawaiian people.
person who is among the first to do something.
(1860-1861) mail route between Missouri and California.
type of team racing where athletes compete in sequence. Also called a relay race.
person who serves in a military.
Latin American cowboy.
location of an event.
(1850-1900) western part of the United States, before and during the establishment of stable government.