Title: Chester Arthur Tells about How the Navajo Were Corralled
Source(s): The Navajo Indians
Chester Arthur (Author); Dane Coolidge (Author); Mary Roberts Coolidge (Author)
An account of the destruction of Navajo crops, livestock and lives by the U.S. Army under Colonel Kit Carson (Red Shirt).
That frightened the young men and they fled, but the soldiers did not come back. At first the Navajos were afraid and watched the trails, but as summer came on with lots of rain, they went back to their old homes and planted corn. Even around Fort De...