Samuel Walking Coyote

Walking Coyote “Whist a Sinchilape”   This native had several names, depends on whose doing the talking. Indian Sam/Samuel, also known by Sam Wells/Welles, Indian Sam Wellew, Samuel Walking Coyote, Walking Coyote, Hunting Dog, Walking Buffalo, and Short Coyote. Why they may have had several names. Indians from many tribes were on the Flathead Reservation, Flatheads, Pend Oreilles, Kootenais, Nez Perce, Iroquois and a few Delawares, Crees, Colvilles, Spokanes, etc..   1933 Version: This version backs up the Buffalo Song version.  Traveling northeasterly from Dixon, situated about 45 miles northwest of Missoula, in western Montana, one goes past the Flathead Indian … Read more