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Across the Fence: Sitting Bull: The Last Surrendering Sioux
December 21, 2012 M. Timothy Nolting   

The photo is from national archives. Crow Foot at the time of Sitting Bullís surrender in 1881

In the pre-dawn hour of December 15, 1890, a squadron of more than twenty Indian Police roughly wakened Sitting Bull. Rudely escorted from his home, not even allowed the dignity to cover his naked body, Sitting Bull protested his unwarranted arrest. Careless, though passionate, shots were fired in defense of Sitting Bull and the fearful tribal police responded by killing the great Sioux Chief with one bullet in his back, one bullet in his head. W...

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