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    46 posts tagged Native Chiefs

    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 

    Hollow Horn Bear (Lakota name Matȟó Héȟloǧeča) (ca. 1850 – 1913) was a Brulé Lakota leader during the Indian Wars on the Great Plains of the US. http://bit.ly/JjgY87

    Pitikwahanapiwiyin (c. 1842 – 4 July 1886), commonly known as Poundmaker, was a Plains Cree chief known as a peacemaker and defender of his people. http://bit.ly/1mT3PTo

    Blackfish (c. 1729–1779), known in his native tongue as Cot-ta-wa-ma-go or Mkah-day-way-may-qua, was a Native American leader, war chief of the Chillicothe division of the Shawnee tribe. http://bit.ly/K4Bmn2

    Ralph Weston Sturges was a Mohegan tribal chief who helped gain federal recognition for the Mohegan people of Connecticut in 1994. http://bit.ly/1b4pSOO

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