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    Chief Dan George was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor. http://bit.ly/x0SjGY

    There have been many great Indian chiefs throughout history. To become an Indian chief, you had to prove that you were strong, brave, and a great leader. http://bit.ly/1ou6P5s 

    Conquering Bear ~ Story of a Brulé Lakota leader, warrior, and peacemaker http://bit.ly/UTOHct

    Hollow Horn Bear (Lakota name Matȟó Héȟloǧeča) (ca. 1850 – 1913) was a Brulé Lakota leader who was featured on a 14-cent postage stamp and on a five dollar bill. http://bit.ly/JjgY87

    Crowfoot (c. 1821-1830 – 25 April 1890) was a chief of the Siksika First Nation. He was also a warrior who fought in as many as 19 battles and sustained many injuries. http://bit.ly/U4i0sA 

    Old Chief Smoke (Lakota: Šóta, pronounced Sho-tah) (1774–1864), an original Oglala Sioux head chief, was a great horse capturer and great warrior in his youth. http://bit.ly/M2B6f4 

    Little Wound (Lakota: Tȟaópi Čík’ala, 1835 – 1899) was a Oglala Lakota chief. Following the death of his brother, he became leader of the Kuinyan branch of the Kiyuksa band (Bear people). http://bit.ly/M35Ex8

    Chief Arvol Looking Horse (1954) was born on the Cheyenne River Reservation in S.Dakota. Raised by his grandparents, he learned the culture & spiritual ways of the Lakota. http://bit.ly/1mC0N7T

    Chief Cochise of the Apache http://bit.ly/1mNy7HN

    American Horse was a chieftain of the Oglala Sioux during the Wars of the 1870s. He was also the nephew of the elder American Horse and son-in-law of Red Cloud. http://bit.ly/1aX5BP4

    If any people ever fought for liberty and justice, it was the Cheyennes. http://bit.ly/zwxpgE

    Known for his bravery in war & skills in oratory & diplomacy, Running Antelope or Tȟatȟóka Íŋyaŋke became a head chief of the Hunkpapa in 1851. http://bit.ly/10tWdM9 

    Rain-in-the-Face was a warchief of the Lakota tribe. He was among the Indian leaders who defeated George Armstrong Custer. http://bit.ly/JaachB

    Spotted Elk (1826 – 1890) was a highly renowned chief with skills in war and negotiations of the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux. http://bit.ly/IoKRCQ

    Touch the Clouds (Lakota: Maȟpíya Ičáȟtagya or Maȟpíya Íyapat’o) (c. 1838 – September 5, 1905) was a chief of the Minneconjou Teton Lakota. http://bit.ly/IhUX8J 

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