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Tribal and Individual Biographies

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Chief Joseph
Chief Joseph (Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt)
Nez PercÚ leader who tried to peacefully lead his people to a reservation

Little Turtle
Little Turtle (Mishikinakwa)

Opothleyahola
Opothleyahola
leader in the Creek Confederacy who tried to avoid war with the United States by leading his people to sanctuary in Kansas

Pocahontas
Pocahontas
Indian "princess" who became friendly with the Jamestown colonists

Pushmataha
Pushmataha
Choctaw chief who saw to it that his people never fought a war against the United States

Quanah
Quanah Parker
leader of the Quahadi Comanche who helped them accept life on a reservation, and who himself became the wealthiest Indian in all of North America

Satanta
Satanta (Set'tainte, "White Bear")
Kiowa war chief known as the "Orator of the Plains"

Sitting Bull
Sitting Bull (Tatanka-Iyotanka)
Lakota war chief

Tecumseh
Tecumseh
Shawnee warrior and orator

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