Ten Bears in a chief of one of the Tribes of Souix that leave in the area of Serenity. He is a man caught between to worlds, he tries to keep the old ways of his people in his heart, but when it comes to the well being of his people he will do whatever it takes. He beleaves that the people of Serenity are good people for the most part,and that are just trying to make a life for themselves with the war that is an uneasy truce at the moment. He feels that Ned Polk is a honorable man and trades with him and the homesteads on the outskirts of the town. He is trying to help the people on the outskirts of town find the Red Cloaked Cult.