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.

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

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

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 and family.

Sitting Bull and family.

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

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

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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

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.

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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-- 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]

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