Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake . (c.1831 - 1890) MP

public profile

View Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake .'s complete profile:

  • See if you are related to Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake .
  • Request to view Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake .'s family tree


Nicknames: "Jumping Badger", "Hunkesi (Slow)", "Slon-He (Slow)", "Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull)"
Birthplace: Lakota Territory
Death: Died in Fort Yates, ND, USA
Managed by: Suzanne Quiett
Last Updated:
view all 27

Immediate Family

About Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake .

Sitting Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake (in Standard Lakota Orthography),[2] also nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; (c. 1831 – December 15, 1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. Born near the Grand River in Dakota Territory, he was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him and prevent him from supporting the Ghost Dance movement.