Little Assiniboine (adopted)

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Little Assiniboine

Lakota: Hohe Cikala
Also Known As: "Hohe Cikala (Little Assiniboine)", "Jumping Bull"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Biological son of Tantanka Ptaica/Jumping Badger and Her Holy Door
Adopted son of Jumping Bull
Husband of Bite Off and Bite Off
Brother of Good Feather; Brown Shawl Woman; Twin Woman; Chief Sitting Bull; Good Feather Woman and 1 other
Half brother of Fool Dog

Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About Little Assiniboine (adopted)

LITTLE ASSINIBOINE Hohe Cikala (c1844-1890). Hunkpapa. Also known as Jumping Bull.

Born an Assiniboine; parents killed in attack by Lakota war party about 1857; saved and adopted by Sitting Bull; given Sitting Bull's father's name. Married by 1868; had children. Presumably at Little Bighorn though White Bull did not recall seeing him in the fight. With Sitting Bull in Canada. Wounded in battle with troops in July 1879; left Sitting Bull's village in Nov. 1880 with 15 lodges to surrender, presumably advance elements of Hunkpapa surrenders; surrendered at Poplar Agency; Hunkpapa sent to Fort Buford; transferred to Fort Yates in May/June 1881. Listed in Sitting Bull Surrender Census in Crawler's band, as are several of Gray Eagle's band. Was not part of Sitting Bull's band sent to Fort Randall as POW; visited Sitting Bull at Fort Randall with Gray Eagle, Nov. 1882; transferred to Sitting Bull's band after Fort Randall POWs returned to Standing Rock. Listed in Crawler's Band, 1881-82, Grey Eagle's Band, 1882-83, Sitting Bull's Band, 1883-90. Little Assiniboine and his eldest son Chase Wounded were killed Dec. 15, 1890 during the struggle to arrest Sitting Bull. His widow and children transferred to the Pine Ridge Agency with Sitting Bull's widows and children about 1892.