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Aiowantha (Hiawatha)
   is famous for being an   
Onandaga Shaman, Diplomat, and Orator
B. ca. 1525
Ben Nighthorse Campbell
   is famous for being a   
Republican U.S. Senator
1992-2004; Northern Cheyenne chief representing Colorado
Big Ike
   is famous for being a   
Yurok Weather Shaman
Flourished in the late 1880's; known as the "Rainmaker"
Billy Bowlegs
   is famous for being a   
Seminole Resistance Fighter
1810?-1859?
Billy Mills
   is famous for being an   
Olympic Athlete
Oglala Lakota Gold Medallist in the 10000 meters 1964 Olympics
Black Elk
   is famous for being an   
Oglala Lakota Holy Man
Author of "Black Elk Speaks" and "The Sacred Pipe" with Joseph Epes Brown
Black Hawk
   is famous for being a   
Sauk Resister to U.S. Expansion
1768-1838
Buffy Sainte-Marie
   is famous for being a   
Singer, Songwriter, Activist, Artist
B. 1941
Canonicus
   is famous for being a   
Chief Who Met Pilgrims in New England
C. 1565-1647
Charles Edenshaw
   is famous for being a   
Haida Chief and Sculptor
B. British Columbia. circa 1839-1920
Charlotte Black Elk
   is famous for being an   
Oglala Lakota Political and Environmental Activist
Scholar of Lakota traditions and western technology
Chief Dan George
   is famous for being a   
Chief of the Salish Band and Actor
Starring role in "Little Big Man"
Chief Joseph
   is famous for being a   
Leader of the Nez Pierce Resistance to U.S.
Cornplanter
   is famous for being a   
Seneca Chief and Supporter of British
During the American Revolution; half brother of Handsome Lake
Dennis Banks
   is famous for being an   
Ojibwa Activist
Co-founder, AIM (American Indian Movement); b. 1937
Elias Boudinot
   is famous for being a   
Political Leader in the American Revolution
Lawyer and member of the Continental Congress
Ely S. Parker
   is famous for being a   
Seneca Civil War Union Officer
Gen Ulysses S. Grant was best man at his wedding
Handsome Lake
   is famous for being a   
Seneca Visionary
Ira Hayes
   is famous for being a   
Pima U.S. Marine
Helped raise the flag on Iwo Jima
Jay Silverheels
   is famous for being a   
Mohawk Actor
Played Tonto, sidekick to the Lone Ranger; founded the Indian Actors Workshop
Jessie Oonark
   is famous for being a   
Canadian Inuit Artist
1906-1985
Jim Thorpe
   is famous for being an   
Olympic Athlete
Pentathlon and decathlon champion in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics; member Pro and College Football Halls of Fame
Josie Billie
   is famous for being a   
Seminole Medicine Maker
Also assistant Baptist pastor
Kateri Tekawitha
   is famous for being a   
Mohawk Holy Woman
Beatified by the Catholic Church; 1656-1680
Leslie Marmon Silko
   is famous for being a   
Laguna Pueblo Poet and Novelist
Laguna Woman, 1974, Ceremony, 1977, others
Louise Erdrich
   is famous for being an   
Ojibwa Writer
B. 1954
Mangus Colorado
   is famous for being an   
Apache Resistance Fighter
Captured and killed, 1863
Maria Tallchief
   is famous for being an   
Osage Ballerina
B. 1925
N. Scott Momaday
   is famous for being a   
Poet, Novelist, Professor
Pulitzer Prize winner for "House Made of Dawn"
Plenty Coups
   is famous for being a   
Crow Chief and U.S. Scout
Recruited Crow men to enlist in the U.S. Army during WWI
Quanah Parker
   is famous for being a   
Comanche Who Never Lost a Battle to U.S. Cavalry
Comanche
Rattling Blanket Woman
   is famous for being a   
Mother of Crazy Horse
Rita Coolidge
   is famous for being a   
Cherokee Singer
B. 1946
Running Antelope
   is famous for being a   
Hunkpapa Chief and Advisor to Sitting Bull
Image featured on the 1899 U.S. $5 silver certificate
Russell Means
   is famous for being a   
Lakota Activist and Actor
B. 1939; co-founder with Dennis Banks of the American Indian Movement (AIM)
Sacagawaea
   is famous for being a   
Shoshone Guide
Led the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Sequoyah
   is famous for being a   
Developer of Cherokee Writing System
1776-1843
Sherman Alexie
   is famous for being a   
Contemporary Poet
B. 1966; collection, "Dangerous Astronomy", 2005
Sherman Alexie
   is famous for being a   
Spokane/Coeur D'Alene
Author -- National Book Award Winner
Susan LaFlesche Picotte
   is famous for being a   
First Native American Woman Physician
Daughter of an Omaha chief, 1865-1915
Tenskwatawa
   is famous for being a   
The Shawnee Prophet
Brother of Tecumseh; 1775-1834
Thomas Banyacya
   is famous for being a   
Hopi Tribal and Spiritual Leader
1909-1999
Two Moons
   is famous for being a   
Cheyenne Warrior and Peace Negotiator
Ishaynishus: better translated as "Two Months"
Wes Studi
   is famous for being a   
Cherokee Actor
Dances With Wolves, The Last of the Mohicans, others
White Eyes
   is famous for being a   
Delaware Mediator of Early Treaties With the US
Sometimes known as George White Eyes
William Apes
   is famous for being a   
Pequot Methodist Missionary
1798-ca.1839
Will Rogers
   is famous for being a   
Cherokee Cowboy, Comedian, Humorist
And social commentator;1879-1935; "I never met a man that I didn't like."
Wilma Mankiller
   is famous for being a   
First Woman Cherokee Chief
1985-1995
Wovoka
   is famous for being a   
Prophet of the Ghost Dance Religion
1858-1932; Paiute


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