|Across The Fence: Crow Dog, Spotted Tailís assassin|
|September 11, 2013 M. Timothy Nolting|
Courtesy photo Crow Dog, the man who assassinated Spotted Tail.
During the late 1860s and throughout the 1870s Spotted Tail was a principle chief of the Brule Sioux and a tireless advocate of peaceful relations between the tribes of the western Plains and the ever-increasing influx of white settlers and seekers of gold.
Born in 1823 in the White River country, which is now South Dakota, his father Tangle Hair and his mother Walks-with-the-Pipe gave him the name Jumping Buffalo. As a young warr...
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