A Daring Sense of Humor Yuma Bill enjoyed a good joke while scouting for the U.S. Army.

Yuma Bill’s broad smile suggests he engaged his cavalry comrades in more than one game of “grinning through a horse collar.” Colonel George Forsyth described Yuma Bill as “our most reliable Apache scout…who spoke English very well, and was an unusually fine Indian….” Yuma Bill was not Apache, but Tolkapaya Yavapai, then referred to as … Continue reading A Daring Sense of Humor Yuma Bill enjoyed a good joke while scouting for the U.S. Army.