Daniel Boone is commissioned by George Washington to build a fort in the territory of Kentucky. The British are talking to the Indian Nations and trying to win them over to their side and it's Washington's hope that Boone and his people will be able to stop their advancement. While scouting the land out Boone helps a Cherokee out who is being hunted by Shawnee...his name is Mingo, an Oxford educated Half-breed, and he and Boone become fast friends. Boone is captured by Dark Panther of the Shawnee and he learns of their plans to attack Boone's fort in Pennsylvania before they can leave and settle in Kentucky. Written by
Did You Know?
The title of Episode One, Ken-tuk-E, is an early pronunciation of the territory of Kentucky, meaning "Dark and Bloody Ground." During the episode Mingo tells Daniel that his tribe calls it Ken-tuk-y, which Daniel says means "The Promised Land" See more
When Mingo and Daniel try to get away after being captured, Mingo goes to roll down a hill while his hands are bound behind his back. As the stunt man takes his first barrel roll you can see him brace himself against the ground with his left hand. Then in the next cut he's rolling down with his hands behind his back. See more
Fare Thee Well
Performed by Fess Parker See more