Full Name: Sitting Bull
Nationality: Hunkpapa Lakota
Profession: Lakota Sioux Chief
Why Famous: One of the most famous Native Americans who fought bravely to withstand the tide of white European settlers advancing across the continental United States. He won the Indians’ most prominent victory at the Little Bighorn River against General George A. Custer.
- 1877-05-05 Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles.
- 1881-07-20 Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops
- 1976-06-25 26th Berlin International Film Festival: "Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson" wins the Golden Bear