Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull

Hunkpapa Lakota medicine man and holy man
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance against United States government policies.Wikipedia
Born1831
HometownGrand River, Dakota Territory, U.S.
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseScarlet Woman , Light Hair , Four-Robes-Woman , Seen-by-her-Nation , Snow-on-Her
ChildrenCrow Foot , William Sitting Bull , Many Horses , Lodge in Sight , a.k.a. Runs-away-from-him/Nakicipa , Standing Holy
ParentsHer-Holy-Door , Jumping Bull
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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.