More on Tonto

Gregory McNamee gm at GREGORYMCNAMEE.COM
Fri Feb 15 19:29:19 UTC 2008

Without having seen the film, Joel, I'd guess that Tontos sold the
woman to Mojaves. That was so in the case of Olive Ann Oatman and a
few other pioneer women in Arizona, part of a very complex and usually
unhappy story of Native-Anglo relations out this way.

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