Kicking Bear was a Native American medicine man who was born Oglala Sioux, but became a sub-chief among the Minneconjou Sioux during the period known as the Sioux Wars (1854-1890). Both the Oglala and the Minneconjou belonged to the Lakota Nation. He was a first cousin and close friend of Chief Crazy Horse.
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Back view SIOUX BEADED PICTORIAL VEST - Circa 1890-1910 Man's Vest in glass beadwork over brain-tanned deer hide, having a white ground with parti-colored banded edges, and featuring two marching soldiers bearing American flags on front; two warriors on foot and two chiefs on horseback on reverse.