Wild Hygiene Practices From The Old West That Seem So Wrong Today

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Especially By The Show Indian Whirling Horse

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Another popular “star” was Whirling Horse. Although he was a Native American, people knew him to be a “show Indian,” which was basically the way he made a living. Since he was from a native tribe, he often played the part of the victim in shows, which actually helped suppress a lot of tensions during the American-Indian Wars. Apparently, seeing him acting out his suffering also caused others to find sympathy for their people.