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"Old Satank" or Sitting Bear, was one of 3 leaders of the Warren Wagon Train massacre. Though in his 70's, he was said to have been one of the most feared Indians on the South Plains. He was killed trying to escape while being transported to Texas to stand trial for his part in the massacre.

The Koitsenko was a group of the ten greatest warriors of the Kiowa tribe as a whole, from all bands. One was Satank who died while being taken to trial for the Warren Wagon Train Raid.

Sitting Bear (Setangya or Satank) - Kiowa: During his 60s, Satank led many raids on the early Texas settlers. Following the killing of seven teamsters during an 1871 raid on a wagon train in Texas, Satank was arrested at Fort Sill. While being escorted to trail in Texas, he was killed in a daring and defiant attempt to escape. Because of his mustache and chin whiskers, he was though to have Spanish blood.

Sitting Bear (Setangya or Satank) - Kiowa: During his 60s, Satank led many raids on the early Texas settlers. Following the killing of seven teamsters during an 1871 raid on a wagon train in Texas, Satank was arrested at Fort Sill. While being escorted to trail in Texas, he was killed in a daring and defiant attempt to escape. Because of his mustache and chin whiskers, he was though to have Spanish blood.

The code talkers were elite Native American military units that used their own tribal languages to create and transmit fast, unbreakable coded messages, serving in both World Wars I and II. They’re credited with saving countless lives in theaters around the world.

The code talkers were elite Native American military units that used their own tribal languages to create and transmit fast, unbreakable coded messages, serving in both World Wars I and II. They’re credited with saving countless lives around the world.

Kiowa Boys, photographed at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, 1890 by H. P. Robinson.

Previous Pinner captain reads: "Kiowa Boys, photographed at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, 1890 by H. Part of the Lawrence T. Series Texas Locations and People.

Chickasaw Indians Clothing | Deep South USA: Tracing the fall and rise of the Cherokee in Tennessee ...

Trail Of Tears: Tracing the fall and rise of the Cherokee Indians in Tennessee

Dakota Sioux

Ella Cara Deloria is best known for her linguistic and ethnographic work on the Sioux Nation. She brought a new perspective on her work, as she was born on the Yankton Sioux Reservation and part of a traditional Dakota Sioux family.

part 2:  On August 29th 1911, Ishi, the last of the Yahi, walked out of the Sierra wilderness and into American culture. Estimated to have been born around 1860-1862, Ishi’s life was marred by fighting and massacre. As the last of his people, a tribe thought to be extinct, Ishi provided a vital link to cultural information about North America’s Native American history.

Ishi - was last surviving member of Yahi or Yana people in California. Ishi is believed to have been last native in N. California to have lived most of his life completely outside European American culture

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