Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake
|Also Known As:||"Jumping Badger", "Hunkesi (Slow)", "Slon-He (Slow)", "Tatanka Iyotanka (Sitting Bull)"|
|Death:||Died in Fort Yates, North Dakota, United States|
|Place of Burial:||Mobridge, South Dakota, United States|
Son of Jumping Bull; Maria Columbus and Her Holy Door
|Occupation:||Medicine man, chief|
|Managed by:||Private User|
About Chief Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake (in Standard Lakota Orthography), 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.
Foresaw the victory at Little Bighorn in a vision.
Later worked for Buffalo Bill Wild West Show.