This story reveals the life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, who was kidnapped from his tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the young boy traveled throughout the Old West, bearing witness to the poor treatment of Native Americans. Carlos eventually became a doctor and leader for his people.
Content: Economic Struggle
Tribal Affiliation/Homelands: Yavapai-Apache Nation of the Camp Verde Indian Reservation