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Sitting Bull, 1831-1890


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  • Variants

    • Four Horn, 1831-1890
    • Hunkesi, 1831-1890
    • Jumping Badger, 1831-1890
    • Sitting Buffalo Bull, 1831-1890
    • Slon-he, 1831-1890
    • Slow, 1831-1890
    • Tah-ton-ka-he-yo-ta-kah, 1831-1890
    • Tatanka Iyotake, 1831-1890
    • Tatanka Iyotanka, 1831-1890
    • Tatanka Yotanka, 1831-1890
    • Toro Seduto, 1831-1890
    • Toro Sentado, 1831-1890
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1831
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1890-12-15
    • Birth Place

        South Dakota
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        Dakota chief
    • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Sitting Bull, Dakota chief, 1831-1890
    • Sources

      • found: Garst, D. S. Sitting Bull, 1946.
      • found: Ency. Amer., 1982:v. 24, p. 852 (Sitting Bull; 1834?-1890; Tatanka Yotanka)
      • found: Ency. Brit. Microp., 1975:v. 9, p. 243 (Sitting Bull; Tatanka Iyotake; b. ca. 1831)
      • found: Hodge, F.W. Handbook of American Indians, 1910:v. 2, p. 583 (Sitting Bull; Tatanka Yotanka; Sitting Buffalo Bull; name was Four Horn and was chg. to Sitting Bull when he "made medicine" in 1857; b. 1834)
      • found: WWWAm, hist. vol., p. 485(Sitting Bull; b. ca. 1834)
      • found: MnHi files(hdg: Sitting Bull, Dakota chief, 1837-1890; Sitting Bull, Dakota chief, 1837?-1890)
      • found: U.S. Dept. of the Interior. Lib. Biog. and hist. index of Am. Indians ... 1966:v. 7, p. 372-375 (Sitting Bull; Tah-ton-ka-he-yo-ta-kah; Tatanka Iyotanka; Tatanka Yotanka)
      • found: BL database, 20 Dec. 2001(ref.: Toro Seduto)
      • found: www.incwell.com/Biographies/SittingBull.html(Sitting Bull, whose Indian name was Tatanka Iyotake, was born in the Grand River region of present-day South Dakota in approximately 1831. His nickname was Hunkesi, meaning "Slow". He was murdered in 1890)
      • found: Abnett, D. Toro Sentado y la Batalla de Little Bighorn, 2009
      • found: Sitting Bull, 2009:ECIP t.p. (Sitting Bull) galley (b. in 1931) family tree (Sitting Bull 1831-1890)
      • found: Email from E. LaPointe, author of Sitting Bull(Sitting Bull; My Great-Grandfather was born in the month called "can wape to wi" which is May according to the white man's calendar. I was also told he was 59 years old when he was killed ... subtract 59 from 1890 and ... come up with the figure 1831; when a child is born, he/she [is] recorded on a Buffalo hide called a Winter count. On the anniversary of the Childs birth, a progress drawing is made, so this how we learned of our Great-Grandfather's date of birth and age.)
      • found: Native N. Am. dict., c1996:v. 2, p. 341 (Sitting Bull; Hunkpapa Sioux tribal leader and warrior; b. c. 1831, d. 1890; also known as Tatanka Iyotake, Jumping Badger, "Slow")
      • found: R. Freedman. Indian chiefs, c1987:p. 116 (Sitting Bull was born in 1831)
      • found: Wikipedia, May 13, 2009(Sitting Bull; also nicknamed Slon-he or "Slow"; ca. 1831-December 15, 1890)
      • found: LC database, Nov. 2, 2017(hdg.: Sitting Bull, Chief of the Sioux, 1831-1890 (Spirit))
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-07-18: new
      • 2017-11-02: revised
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