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Biography – TATANKA-NAJIN – Volume IX (1861-1870) – Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Ta-Tanka-Najin (Standing Buffalo) | Hereditary chief of the Sisseton-Santee Dakotas; b. c. 1820 at Otter Tail (Minn.); d. 1870 at Wolf Point, Montana | Most of his family died of smallpox in 1869 but his son, Matokinajin became leader of the band in 1878 and obtained a reserve near what is now Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask | Slain in 1870 year by enemies
Mr. and Mrs. Spotted Weasel :: Photographs - Western History
Chief Spotted Weasel (Kuhinya Oglala Lakota Sioux) and his wife, Cedar | Had 6 children with Cedar: Wicincala (aka Her), Iyohinkeyapi (aka Let Him), Medicine Boy (aka Holy Boy), Iha (aka Laugh), Onyan Napapi (Run Left Him) and a son (name unknown). Tehilapi or Tekilape (Fond of Him) is listed as a daughter of Spotted Weasel in 1895 Census Rolls | Participated in 1910 exhibit at Stellingen Zoological Garden near Hamburg (founded by Carl Hagenbeck), with a program similar to Buffalo Bill
Native History: Crazy Horse Killed by U.S. Soldier While in Custody
Crazy Horse Killed by U.S. Soldier While in Custody | Wikimedia Commons - This image of Crazy Horse was allegedly taken just before his death in 1877, but it’s authenticity has been disputed since for most of his life he refused to be photographed; Wikipedia mentions a noticeable facial scar from a gun shot wound (upper jaw) | September 5, 1877: Crazy Horse, an Oglala Sioux Indian chief who resisted removal efforts, was killed at Fort Robinson by a soldier's bayonet.