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Chief Iron Tail (1857–1955) (Oglala Sioux)  Years after Wounded Knee Iron Tail was invited to Washington, D.C. by General  Miles. Iron Tail was chosen with 2 other Indians, Two Moons, a Cheyenne  Big Tree, a Kiowa as models by James Fraser to create the Indian head profile on the Buffalo Nickel. Then at The Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890 Iron Tail was twice seriously wounded,  7 members of his family were killed, including his mother, father, 2 brothers, sister, wife  later his infant son.

Chief Iron Tail (Oglala Sioux) Years after Wounded Knee Iron Tail was invited to Washington, D. by General Miles.

Native American (Oglala Sioux) man, identified as Young Man Afraid Of His Horses

Oglala Sioux, Young Man Afraid of His Horses. Born 1836 and died in 1900 at the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Chief Naiche (ca. 1857-1919) was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache Indians. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker", is alternately spelled Nache, Nachi, or Natchez. He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 16, 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.

Chief Naiche was the final hereditary chief of the Chiricahua band of Apache. Naiche's name, which in English means "meddlesome one" or "mischief maker". He was the youngest son of Cochise. Naiche died on March 1919 in Mescalero, New Mexico.

Dakota Sioux

Ella Cara Deloria is best known for her linguistic and ethnographic work on the Sioux Nation. She brought a new perspective on her work, as she was born on the Yankton Sioux Reservation and part of a traditional Dakota Sioux family.

1898: Portraits of Native Americans from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West' show

1898: Portraits of Native Americans from 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West' show

Chief White Bull. Sioux, born 1849, cousin of Sitting Bull. thought to have killed Custer

Chief White Bull of the Sioux Tribe was born in A cousin of Sitting Bull, he is thought to have killed General Custer.

jun 2, 1924: The Indian Citizenship Act  With Congress' passage of the Indian Citizenship Act, the government of the United States confers citizenship on all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the country.

Presidential History Geeks - Cal Coolidge and Native Rights. On June 1924 that Coolidge signed the Indian Citizenship Act into law, granting citizenship to all Native Americans born within the territorial limits of the United States.

Indians who were with Custer that fateful day, revisit the battlefield. Little Big Horn memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indian's last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.

Sunrise on Custer Battle field, the Custer scouts are Indians who were with Custer the morning of the fight :: Photographs - Western History

Survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre. [left to right] Brothers White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard . Joseph Horn Cloud was about sixteen years old when he witnessed the Wounded Knee massacre on December 29, 1890, two other brothers, Frank Horn Cloud and Earnest Horn Cloud also   survived, his parents, two brothers, and a sister were killed.

History to never forget: Survivors of the Wounded Knee Massacre. Brothers White Lance, Joseph Horn Cloud, and Dewey Beard.

Black Elk (Oglala Sioux) 1863-1950. Black Elk experienced a vision at age nine that led to his becoming a medicine man renowned for his spiritual and healing powers. He participated in the Custer battle, the Ghost Dance religion and the Wounded Knee massacre. One of the most important books ever written about Native spirituality, "Black Elk Speaks: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux" has become the "bible" for young Indians, who look to it for spiritual guidance. by roseann

Chief White Bull: 1849 – He was the nephew of Sitting Bull and participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Some believe he killed Custer. Prior to becoming a combatant against Custer, White Bull was already an accomplished fighter.

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