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Murder at Medicine Lodge (A Tay-Bodal Mystery #3)

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In 1867, the Kiowa leaders travel to Medicine Lodge, Oklahoma, to sign a peace treaty with the U.S. Government. But when the Principal Chief, White Bear, is charged with the murder of an Army bugler, Taybodal must find the real killer and clear White Bear's name before the outraged Kiowa warriors declare war.
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by St. Martin's Press (first published January 15th 1999)
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Chrisl
Oct 27, 2014 Chrisl rated it really liked it
This series deserves more reviews ... I'd like to have more time with Tay-Bodal.

My spiritual totem is a Gray Owl and the Kiowa Owl Culture has a special place in my ESP (Eclectic Spiritual Pantheon) ... what's that cycle owl to medicine man to cricket?

For anyone interested in Kiowa, do get to know Richard Schultes, spend time with him while he is living with the Kiowa. One River is one of the rare books I bought for myself.

Kiowa > Osage ... Up pops mental picture of Joe Mountain, a Douglas Jo
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In 1867 many of the local tribes travel to Medicine Lodge, Oklahoma to discuss a peace treaty with the U.S. Government.

When Kiowa Chief, White Bear is accused of murder, Tay-bodal is volunteered to help solve the mystery before war is declared.

Tay-bodal and his wife are very amusing characters. His interactions with his friend and army doctor, Harrison, are well written. The details of tribal life are fascinating and come across as far more believable than the history that Hollywood has made th
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Medawar, a North Carolina Cherokee born in Olla, Louisiana, is an award-winning author, artist, lecturer, and historian. She is a member of the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, Western Writers, and Sisters In Crime. Among her writings is a mystery series featuring Tay-bodal, a late 19th century Kiowa healer. Medawar attended San Diego State University, and has taught writing at ...more
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