Šóta "Smoke" . ., Chief of the Oglala Lakota Sioux

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Šóta "Smoke" . ., Chief of the Oglala Lakota Sioux

Also Known As: "Old Chief Smoke", "Slow Buffalo Bull", "Slow Buffalo Bull; Smoke"
Birthdate:
Death: Died in Fort Laramie, WY, USA
Cause of death: Natural causes; old age
Place of Burial: Porcupine, SD, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Body Parts . and Looking Walker Woman .
Husband of Yellow Haired Woman .; Comes Out Slow Woman .; Burnt Her Woman .; White Cow Woman; Looking Cloud Woman . and 1 other
Father of Iron Plume . ., I; Woman Dress .; Chief American Horse I; Tȟašúŋke Kȟokípȟapi "Old Man Afraid of His Horses" ., I, chief of the Oglala Lakota; Solomon "Smoke II" . and 5 others
Brother of Walks As She Thinks (Oglala); White Cow Woman; NN Sister of Walks as She Thinks . and White Hawk

Occupation: Head Chief of Teton Hunkpatila (Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation) from 1797-1864
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About Šóta "Smoke" . ., Chief of the Oglala Lakota Sioux

Old Smoke, which by 1825 had been "Head Man" for nearly 20 years at the time of Lone Man's death took Red Cloud's mother Walks As She Thinks, Red Cloud, his younger brother Big Spider and in infant daughter into his tribal group. The four year old Red Cloud was educated as a warrior by Old Smoke and his brother White Hawk.

Sources: The Heart of Everything That Is, The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend. His autobiography. Simon & Schuster , 2013 New York Times Best Seller

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