Sharitarish was of noble form and fine bearing; he was six feet tall, and well proportioned; and when mounted on the fiery steed of the prairie, was a graceful and very imposing person age. His people looked upon him as a great brave, and the young men especially regarded him as a person who was designed to great distinction.
The chief of the Pawnee before Sharitarish was Tarecawawaho. When Tarecawawaho was invited to visit the President of the
After his return from
Sharitarish was succeeded by his brother Ishcatape, the wicked chief, a name given him by the