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Tantanka Iyotanka (Jumping Bull) .

Also Known As: "Hollow Badger", "Tantanka Ptaica (Jumping Bull)", "Tantanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull)"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Manitoba, Canada
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Looks for Him in a Tent and Brulé Woman
Husband of N.N., an Arikara and Her Holy Door
Father of Fool Dog; Good Feather Woman; Chief Sitting Bull; Brown Shawl Woman; Twin Woman and 1 other
Brother of Winona; Four Horns and Black Moon

Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About Jumping Bull

Jumping Bull (originally Sitting Bull), father of the famous chief Sitting Bull, was a very rich man. He owned a great many ponies in four colors.

When his second son, Jumping Badger scored his first coup at age 14, Sitting Bull conferred upon him the name Sitting Bull, and took the name Jumping Bull for himself. (Utley, 14,15)

He died in battle against a Crow of stab wounds at over 60 yrs of age.

His legacy is preserved by the Sitting Bull Family Foundation, Inc.

References

  • Robert M. Utley, The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1993).
  • Sitting Bull's Family, compiled by Sitting Bull Family Foundation, Inc., visited Nov. 4, 2011.
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Jumping Bull's Timeline

1799
1799
Manitoba, Canada
1827
1827
Age 28
1830
1830
Age 31
Montana, United States
1831
1831
Age 32
Lakota Territory
1835
1835
Age 36
1835
Age 36
1844
1844
Age 45
1859
1859
Age 60
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