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The Latter-day Saints' Apostle to the Indians,
scout, and colonist of American West
April 6, 1819|
Ashtabula County, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||August 31, 1886
Pleasanton, New Mexico, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lucinda Taylor, Rachel Judd, Sarah Priscilla Leavitt, Louisa Boneli|
Jacob Hamblin (April 6, 1819 – August 31, 1886) was a Western pioneer, Mormon missionary, and diplomat to various Native American tribes of the Southwest and Great Basin. He aided European-American settlement of large areas of southern Utah and northern Arizona, where he was seen as an honest broker between Mormon settlers and the Natives. He is sometimes referred to as the "Buckskin Apostle," or the "Apostle to the Lamanites." In 1958, he was inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
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Hopi village of Oraibi
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