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Sitting Bull's great grandson identified after new DNA method analyses hair from Native American leader

  • A sample of hair from Native American leader Sitting Bull has confirmed a 73-year-old man is his great grandson. Scientists used a new technique that can analyse DNA fragments from long-dead people - but it took 14 years to discover a way to get a useable sample. Sitting Bull, also known as Tatanka Iyotake, helped unite the Sioux tribes against white settlers and US military forces.