The historic era when American frontier lands were flooded by enormous numbers of European settlers,caused great change, suffering and cultural destruction to many Native peoples. Indian tribes and many settlers tried to make compromises during attempts at negotiating treaties. However, there are many accounts of these treaties being broken by settlers as they took land which had been given to the Indians by the American government.
In this sculpture Bill portrays a proud Cheyenne warrior who has had “ENOUGH!” He has heard too many promises which were later broken, but will attempt peace one last time, but demands that those who are negotiating understand they must . . . .