Francis La Flesche was the student and adopted son of anthropologist Alice Fletcher. A Native American of the Omaha tribe, he worked with her to record Omaha culture, which both of them believed was vanishing. ...more on Wikipedia about "Francis La Flesche"
Fred Waite ( September 28, 1853- September 24, 1895) was a Native American who turned into a cowboy and joined Billy the Kid's gang. Waite was a member of the Chickasaw tribe, and he was born in Fort Arbuckle, Oklahoma. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fred Waite"
Goes Ahead (d. May 31, 1919) was a Crow scout for George Armstrong Custer’s Seventh Cavalry during the 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne. He was a survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and his accounts of the battle are valued by modern historians. ...more on Wikipedia about "Goes Ahead"
Hairy Moccasin (also known as Esh-sup-pee-me-shish) was a Crow scout for George Armstrong Custer’s Seventh Cavalry during the 1876 campaign against the Sioux and Northern Cheyenne. He was a survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hairy Moccasin"
Hanging Cloud was an Ojibwa woman who was a full warrior among her people, and was the only woman to ever become one. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hanging Cloud"
Born around 1830 on the Laramie plains, He Dog was a member of the Oglala people, one of several groups calling themselves Lakota, but best known by a contradiction of their French nickname - Sioux, the enemy. ...more on Wikipedia about "He Dog"
Hooker Jim ( 1851- 1879) was a Modoc warrior who played a pivotal role in the Modoc War. Jim was the son-in-law of tribal shaman Curley Headed Doctor. After the Battle of Lost River, he lead a group of Modoc overland to Captain Jack's Stronghold. During the march, they engaged in a revenge killing on settlers that essentially ended peace efforts. An ardent support of the war, Hooker Jim eventually surrendered and offered to help hunt down Captain Jack with Bogus Charley, Shacknasty Jim and Steamboat Frank. He followed the tribe in exile to Oklahoma and died there in 1879. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hooker Jim"
Ira Hayes ( January 12, 1923 – January 24, 1955) was a Native American hero of World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ira Hayes"
Ishi ( 1860? – March 25, 1916) was the name given to the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and means man in the Yahi language. Ishi is believed to be the last Native American in Northern California to have lived the bulk of his life completely outside the European American culture. He emerged from the wild on August 29, 1911 near Oroville, California, after leaving his ancestral homeland in the foothills near Lassen Peak. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ishi"
James Howard Meredith (born June 25, 1933) is an American civil rights movement figure, although he vocally prefers not to be regarded as such. ...more on Wikipedia about "James Meredith"
Jeffrey James Weise ( August 8, 1988 – March 21, 2005) was a high school student of Red Lake, Minnesota responsible for the Red Lake High School massacre, a school shooting in which he killed nine people and injured more than a dozen others before committing suicide. He left many postings across the World Wide Web on websites such as nazi.org, offering an unusual level of public insight into his thoughts and the hardships in his life that led to his depression and fascination with dark imagery in the months and years prior to the shootings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jeff Weise"
Jesse Chisholm ( 1805- 1868), a mixed blood Cherokee trader, became famous for the trail he scouted to supply his various trading posts among the Plains Indians in what is now western Oklahoma. He died at his last camp near Left Hand Spring in 1868 and is buried there. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jesse Chisholm"
Joe Kieyoomia ( 1925 - 1997) was a Navajo soldier in New Mexico's 200th Coast Artillery unit and was captured by the Imperial Japanese Army after the fall of the Philippines in 1942. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joe Kieyoomia"
John Alderman was a Praying Indian who shot and killed Metacomet (also known as King Philip) in 1676 as part of an expedition led by Captain Benjamin Church. ...more on Wikipedia about "John Alderman"
John Lee Bench (born December 7, 1947 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), is a former baseball player for the Cincinnati Reds from 1967 to 1983, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest catchers in Major League Baseball history. He was a key member of the Reds' 1975 and 1976 World Series championship teams known as "The Big Red Machine"'. ...more on Wikipedia about "Johnny Bench"
Johnson Wade Greybuffalo (born April 21, 1974), made nationwide news in 1994 when he committed a burglary that culminated in the murder of a 5-year-old girl. ...more on Wikipedia about "Johnson W. Greybuffalo"
Admiral Joseph James "Jocko" Clark, USN ( November 12, 1893 – July 13, 1971) was an admiral in the U.S. Navy, who commanded aircraft carriers during World War II. A native of Oklahoma, Clark was of Cherokee heritage. He was the first Native American to graduate from the United States Naval Academy, in 1917. ...more on Wikipedia about "Joseph J. Clark"
Kilsoquah, 1810- 1915, was the granddaughter of Chief Michikinikwa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kilsoquah"
Kuiliy was a woman of the Pend d'Oreilles. She was the leader of a team of warriors who rescued another group of warriors while fighting the Blackfeet in 1842. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kuiliy"
Leontiy Ivanovich Sivstov ( 1872- 1919) was a church reader who lived in Unalaska. Along with Aleksey Yachmenev, who like Sivstov was Aleut himself, Sivstov accompanied Waldemar Jochelson on his 1909-1910 ethnological studies on the Aleut. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leontiy Sivstov"
Little Hawk is the younger half brother of the famous Oglala warrior Crazy Horse (1838-1877). He born when Crazy Horse's father, named Worm, remarried the two sisters of the Brulé Lakota chief Spotted Tail. ...more on Wikipedia about "Little Hawk (Crazy Horse's brother)"
Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa ( December 14, 1980 - March 23, 2003) was a U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps soldier killed during the same Iraqi Army attack in which her friend Jessica Lynch was injured. A member of the Hopi tribe, Piestewa was the first woman killed in the 2003 Iraq war and is the first Native American woman to die in combat while serving with the U.S. military. She was 23 years old. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lori Piestewa"
Maria Tallchief (born 1924) is a now-retired American ballerina. From 1942 to 1947 she danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, but she is best known for her time with the New York City Ballet from 1947 to 1965. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maria Tallchief"
Methoataske was the mother of Tecumseh. She was Muscogee but her husband, Puckeshinwa, was a Shawnee. He shot by a colonist in 1774. She blamed all colonists for the death of Puckeshinwa, and was extremely influential in shaping the attitudes of Tecumseh and his siblings. ...more on Wikipedia about "Methoataske"
Minnie Hollow Wood was a Sioux woman who earned the right to wear a warbonnet because of her actions against the United States Cavalry. ...more on Wikipedia about "Minnie Hollow Wood" The Ultimate shortopedia Machine.
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