In 1877, after the near-complete annihilation of the prairie Indians, the Whites have moved further west. There, they encounter the peaceful Nez Perce Indians, who were scheduled to be forced onto a reservation.
After an absence of ten years, Severino returns home to the Manzenero tribe, who live on the edge of the Argentinian Andes, only to find a host of problems in his village. His father, who was on the trail of a gang of white cattle-stealing bandits, has been recently found dead.
Cowboys Joe and Beny travel the Wild West as a financially-struggling entertainment duo. Joe sees himself as a noble fighter for the good in the world, while Beny dreams of becoming a successful clown.
Although the Native Americans have been assured of their lands, adjacent to the Black Hills, by contract, the whites want to expel them.