Lakota Warrior Crazy Horse - Crazy Horse is known as one of the bravest warriors of his time. He entered each battle with the cry “Today is a good day to die!”, not as a death wish, but to show his absolute fearlessness in the face of peril
The Sioux can be found throughout the northern Plains, including North and South Dakotas, northern Nebraska, eastern Wyoming, and southeastern Montana. The arrival of white Americans following the Louisiana Purchase lead to an end to native Sioux life due to the depletion of the buffalo. There are three native Sioux dialects, Dakota, Lakota and Nakota. Biggest and most famous of these is Lakota.
Lakota Sioux Nation Flag- The Sioux Nation is comprised of 3 major sub-divisions: The Lakota or Teton: Prairie Dwellers with seven bands: Oglala, Sicangu (Brule), Hunkpapa, Miniconjous, Sihasapa, Itazipacola; The Dakota or Santee with four bands: Mdeakantonwon, Wahpeton Wahpekut and Sisseton; and The Nakota or Yankton with three bands: Yankton, Upper Yankton, Lower Yankton
Chief Rain In The Face was a Hunkpapa Lakota, born around 1835 near the forks of the Cheyenne River in present-day North Dakota. According to his own testimony, he first received the name as a result of a boyhood fight in which blood smeared his face paint, much as rain. Another version, popular among whites, told that as an infant he was left in a storm long enough for rain to splatter his face. During his youth, Rain In The Face rose to prominence as a warrior and was a major leader in…
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