Brave Eagle promises to take his friend, a prospector, to an old gold mine site. What they don't know is that two outlaws who want the gold for themselves are planning to take it from them--and not leave any witnesses.
A stubborn young white girl who is staying at Brave Eagle's village refuses to leave with her uncle, a cavalry officer. The uncle believes she is being held against her will and determines to "rescue" her. In order to avert a war, Brave Eagle must resolve the situation.
When gold miner goes missing, his cabin exhibits the signs of a struggle and arrows with Brave Eagle's mark are found buried in the wall, even the Indian chief's best friend in the cavalry suspect him of committing a crime. Brave Eagle breaks away from his captors in order to find the real culprits.
Keena, Brave Eagle's adopted son, has defied his father and joined the tribe in an attack on renegade Indians who have attacked a white settlement, and has been captured by the renegades. Brave Eagle sets out to rescue him.