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Crazy Horse

(Tashunca-Uitco) c1849–77, leader of the Oglala Sioux tribe: defeated General George Custer at battle of Little Bighorn.
Indian name Ta-Sunko-Witko. ?1849–77, Sioux Indian chief, remembered for his attempts to resist White settlement in Sioux territory

A Sioux chief of the nineteenth century. Crazy Horse was one of the leaders of the Native American forces at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876. (See Custer’s last stand.)


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