Brave Eagle

Jim 1950s - 1960s

Aired 1955-56

DAD: Brave Eagle (Keith Larsen) / Single
DAD’S JOB: Chief of the Cheyenne

KID: Keena (Keena Nomkeena) / Foster son

WHERE’S MOM?: Don’t know.

STAND-IN “MOM”: Morning Star (?) (Kim Winona) Brave Eagle’s girlfriend

A “now, with-it” western, told from the point of view of the Native Americans. Brave Eagle had to lead his tribe in simple survival and run-ins with the white man and other Indians. Kinda like Captain Kirk with teepees instead of starships.

Here’s how everything in television is related – via marriage. Keith Larsen was married to Vera Miles, who later appeared as Beth in the TV Single Dad show How the West Was Won.

Small world, ain’t it?