Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux), Sitting Bull (actually Hunkpapa, not Miniconjou Sioux), Swift Bear (Arapaho), and Spotted Tail (Brule Sioux)... and Julius Meyer. Taken by Frank F. Currier, Omaha. Indian_Chiefs_1875.jpg (1512×1887)

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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.

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Chief Shot-in-the-eye, 1899. "Shot-in-the-Eye was an Oglala Sioux who fought in…

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We do not want riches. We want Peace and Love. Cheef Red Cloud Native American Indian

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Red Cloud(Makhpiya-luta)...I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.

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Crazy Bull - Oglala / Sioux (Lakota) Portrait of Crazy Bull, Native American Oglala Sioux, (Lakota) wearing a cotton shirt, hair pipe breastplate, feather headdress, and an animal fur bandolier 1899 from the Denver Library Collection

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Legendary warrior Chief Crazy Horse of the Oglala Sioux Nation. Fearless. "Today is a good day to fight - today is a good day to die."

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Chief Red Shirt, from the tribe in which my family is born, the Oglala Sioux

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September 5, 1877 - Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is bayoneted in the back by a United States soldier after resisting confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.

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