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By 1840 Comanches dominated a portion of the Western frontier. Their horsemanship and ability to shoot arrows quickly while riding constituted a winning combination, until, later, repeating guns came to be possessed by invaders. What if Native Americans had had poisoned arrows, such as those the San people of Africa used? Was there a plant or bug species available?

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Steve, I never even thought about this!! What a great question!

I have very little knowledge of the American West, but after reading this, I looked around and found an article.. I don't know if you'd read it or not:

http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-indian-weapons-poisoned-arrow/

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