Gall (c. 1840-) was a leader of the Hunkpapa Teton Sioux and was one of the commanders who took part in the Battle of Little Bighorn. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, also called Custers Last Stand, was an engagement between a Lakota-Cheyenne combined force and the 7th Cavalry of the United States Army that took place on June 25, 1876 near the Little Bighorn River in the eastern Montana Territory. ...
Born in present day South Dakota around 1840, Gall became known as an accomplished warrior during his late teens and had become a chief in his 20's. A lieutenant of Sitting Bull, he served with him during the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876 and later fled to Canada with him until his surrender. Settling down in the Dakotas as a farmer on the Standing Rock Reservation, Gall became friendly with local settlers in his later years eventually turning against Sitting Bull, possibly with his connection to the Ghost Dance movement, whom he called a coward and a fraud. State nickname: The Mount Rushmore State Other U.S. States Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Governor Mike Rounds (R) Official languages English Area 199,905 kmÂ² (17th) - Land 196,735 kmÂ² - Water 3,173 kmÂ² (1. ... Sitting Bull Sitting Bull (Sioux: Tatanka Iyotake or Tatanka Iyotanka orTa-Tanka I-Yotank, born Hunkesni, Slow), (c. ... The Dakotas is a collective term used in the United States to refer to the states of North and South Dakota together. ... This article deals with the Native American spiritual movement known as the Ghost Dance. ...
Grant, Bruce. The Concise Encyclopedia of the American Indian, 3rd ed., Wings Books: New York, 2000.
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