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Chief Sitting Bull.  American Frontier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Chief Sitting Bull. American Frontier - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is the only pose in which Sitting Bull looks directly at the camera. Without the distractions of props, backdrop, or headdress, we are left to contemplate his calm, weathered face. William Notman & Son, “Sitting Bull,” Montreal, 1885, McCord Museum.

This is the only pose in which Sitting Bull looks directly at the camera. Without the distractions of props, backdrop, or headdress, we are left to contemplate his calm, weathered face. William Notman & Son, “Sitting Bull,” Montreal, 1885, McCord Museum.

Sitting Bull Great American Indian Chief - Dunway Enterprises - http://dunway.us/                                                                                                                                                     More

Sitting Bull Great American Indian Chief - Dunway Enterprises - http://dunway.us/ More

Tatanka Iyotake, Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull, the most influential Hunkpapa Lakota holy man in history, by James Ayers.

Tatanka Iyotake, Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull, the most influential Hunkpapa Lakota holy man in history, by James Ayers.

Chief Sitting Bull by Hastiin Tilden, via Flickr

Chief Sitting Bull by Hastiin Tilden, via Flickr

Standing Holy (the daughter of Sitting Bull) - Hunkpapa - no date

Standing Holy (the daughter of Sitting Bull) - Hunkpapa - no date

Sitting Bull and family.

Sitting Bull and family.

May 5, 1877 Sitting Bull leads his people into Canada nearly 1 year after the battle at Little Big Horn.

May 5, 1877 Sitting Bull leads his people into Canada nearly 1 year after the battle at Little Big Horn.

Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux. "It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land."

Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux. "It is through this mysterious power that we too have our being, and we therefore yield to our neighbors, even to our animal neighbors, the same right as ourselves to inhabit this vast land."

Sitting Bull (1831-1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Unlocking the Mystery of Custer's Last Stand

Sitting Bull (1831-1890) was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

---Chief Sitting Bull, speaking at powder River Conference in 1877

---Chief Sitting Bull, speaking at powder River Conference in 1877

The death of Sitting Bull

The death of Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull quote - very true!                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Sitting Bull quote - very true! More

Sitting Bull-- A Hunkpapa Lakota chief and holy man under whom the Lakota tribes united in their struggle for survival on the northern plains, Sitting Bull remained defiant toward American military power and contemptuous of American promises to the end. [PBS.org]

Sitting Bull-- A Hunkpapa Lakota chief and holy man under whom the Lakota tribes united in their struggle for survival on the northern plains, Sitting Bull remained defiant toward American military power and contemptuous of American promises to the end. [PBS.org]

Sitting Bull and One Bull, via Flickr.

Sitting Bull and One Bull, via Flickr.

SITTING BULL (Tatanka Iyotanka), Hunkpapa Lakota, by Wi : Lot 39

SITTING BULL (Tatanka Iyotanka), Hunkpapa Lakota, by Wi : Lot 39