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This was important business. After much discussion the Dog Soldiers agreed to negotiate the peace. "73 The Cheyennes concluded the peace with the Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches at Two Buttes Creek in the summer of 1840. True to their word, the Kiowas and Comanches brought with them the fortytwo Bowstring scalps. Bull Hump and Shavehead of the Comanches, and Little Mountain, Satank, Yellow Hair, and Eagle Feather of the Kiowas presented these trophies, carefully wrapped in a fine Navajo blanket.
Dragoons arrived at Bent's Fort. The Cheyennes erupted in joy when they discovered that with the white soldiers came Big Axe's brother. Perhaps the Pawnees had come to give them news of the three missing arrows. White Thunder asked Dodge to help restore the Arrows to the Cheyennes. 46 Dodge thought he had accomplished at Bent's Fort what he had set out to do—to forge peace between the Cheyennes and Pawnees. But in reality he had blundered into the Cheyennes' desperate attempt to recover the Arrows and had interpreted the "exchange of arrows" as some sort of quaint custom among plains Indians—"it is customary among these wild Indians to exchange arrows in making peace; these are medicine arrows," he said.
The scouts entered the Cheyenne camp, and, howling like wolves, twisted their heads from side to side as if in search of prey. They ran to the chiefs, who stood in the center of a crowd of people. In single 31 Halfbreed file, the scouts circled the chiefs, then stopped and told them what they had found. The warriors jumped on their horses, brandishing lances and coups sticks, and charged the center of the camp with their sacred shields uncovered. 64 The people moved in columns, surrounded by organized bands of society men—Bowstrings, Kit Foxes, Red Shields, Dog Soldiers, Crooked Lances, and the Chiefs, who rode out ahead screened by selected scouts.