The Shadow Catcher (1960)
Tom discovers the bodies of several Sioux who have been massacred, and reports the incident to the local Indian agent. The agent is shot by an arrow while going to investigate, and before he dies appoints Tom as his temporary successor. The killings have been ordered by the ruthless local Army lieutenant, who plans to instigate war between the whites and the Sioux in order to obtain gold in the Black Hills. An ambitious young female photographer also becomes involved in her search for a big story.