Native American Heroes and Leaders

 

Indian Council of War

Indian Council of War

List of Notable Native Americans

Native American Tribes in the U.S.

Full Articles:

American Horse – A Shrewd Sioux Chief

Chief Black Kettle – A Peaceful Leader

Cheyenne Dog Soldiers

Cochise – Strong Apache Leader

Crazy Horse – A Sacred Hero

Dull Knife – Northern Cheyenne Chief

Chief Gall – Aggressive Sioux Leader

Charles Alexander Eastman – Sioux Doctor, Author and Reformer

Chief Joseph – Leader of the Nez Perce and a True American

Geronimo – The Last Apache Holdout

Little Crow – Leader of the Santee Uprising

Little Wolf – Courageous Leader of the Cheyennes

Nana, Apache War Chief by A.F. Randall, 1884

Nana, Apache War Chief by A.F. Randall, 1884

Nana – Oldest Apache Warrior

Osceola – Leading the Seminole

Old Schonchin – Modoc Chief and Warrior

Susan La Flesche Picotte – First Native Physician

Pocahontas – Legendary Indian Princess

Chief Pontiac – Masterminding a Rebellion

Chief Ouray – A Man of Peace

Rain-in-the-Face –  Strategic Sioux Warrior

Red Cloud – Lakota Warrior & Statesman

Roman Nose – Cheyenne War Chief

Chief John Ross of the Cherokee Nation

Sacagawea drawing by E.S. Paxson

Sacagawea drawing by E.S. Paxson

Sacagawea – Leading Lewis & Clark

Sequoyah – Inventor of Written Cherokee

Sitting Bull – Lacota Chief & Holy Man

Spotted Tail – Warrior, Chief & Negotiator

Victorio – Fighting for Ancestral Lands

Fred Waite – Chickasaw Outlaw Turned Politician

Stand Watie – Brigadier General of the Civil War

Walkara – Horse Thief and Walker War Leader

Kaitchkona Winema – Woman Chief of the Modoc

Wovoka – Paiute Medicine Man & the Ghost Dance

 

Ghost Dance

Ghost Dance

Also See

Ancient Cities of Native Americans

Frontier Skirmishes

Indian Proverbs & Wisdom

Legends, Myths & Tales of Native Americans

Native American Quotes

Native American Tribes

Old West Legends

Totems & Their Meanings

Timeline of Events

Native American Legends

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