Iron Shell Iron Shell was a Brulé Sioux chief. He initially became prominent after an 1843 raid on the Pawnee, and became sub-chief of the Brulé under Little Thunder. He became chief of the Brulé Orphan Band during the Powder River War of
Pallbearers carried Albert Afraid of Hawk’s remains at a South Dakota reservation. He died in 1900 in Danbury, Conn. Descendants of a Native American man who died more than a century ago while touring with Buffalo Bill’s wild west show gathered together Sunday to honor his life and celebrate his remains coming home to a South Dakota reservation.