Digital Portrait of Sitting Bull.
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who defeated General George Armstrong Custer during the Battle of Little BigHorn.
He led his people during years of resistance to United States government policies. He was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him, at a time when authorities feared that he would join the Ghost Dance movement. 
Born: 1831, South Dakota
Died: December 15, 1890, Standing Rock Indian Reservation
Height: 5′ 9″
Spouse: Four Robes, Scarlet Woman, Snow-on-Her, Seen-by-her-Nation, Light Hair
Children: Crow Foot, Many Horses.
Back to Top