Sitting Bull with peace pipe, 1884.

Sitting Bull - Hunkpapa - 1884

Indian child ~ our future

Sitting Bull

Timothy Isaiah Courtright, aka "Longhair Jim" or "Big Jim" Courtright (1848 -1887), lawman, outlaw & gunfighter...In 1876, he became the first elected marshal of Fort Worth, TX and had to keep peace in the notorious Hells Half Acre section, the town's wild red-light district. At that time, Fort Worth was a very dangerous place, with altercations between unruly drunks and lawmen being commonplace.

2011 Powwow at Stanford Univ by peace-on-earth.org, via Flickr

Black Elk (Oglala), 1937, via Flickr.

Sioux headdress

Billy Mills Ogala Lakota

Gertrude Simmons Bonnin aka Zitkala-Sa (Red Bird), a writer, editor, musician, teacher and political activist, from the Yankton Sioux nation...

Yellow Horse - Yanktonai Sioux, Western Dakota, 1908

Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull & Buffalo Bill

Lone Sitting Bull♡

Sioux Chief Sitting Bull by Hastiin Tilden, via Flickr In 1888 Sitting Bull rejected a new offer to sell Sioux land. The U.S. government became increasingly frustrated by his refusal to negotiate a deal and orders were given for his arrest. Deaths: Indian Police: 6 killed and 1 wounded. Sitting Bull's followers: 7 killed, including his 17 year old son, Crow Foot, and his adopted brother Jumping Bull, and 3 wounded.

Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull and One Bull, via Flickr.

Crazy Bull - Brule / Sioux (Lakota)

Warrior

Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Sioux

Sioux Medicine Man, Fool Bull. The shield is now in a museum.