Nicholas Black Elk [Hehaka Sapa] (c. December 1863 – 17 August or 19 August was a famous Wichasha Wakan (Medicine Man or Holy Man) and Heyoka of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He participated at about the age of twelve in the Battle of Little Big H
Chief Black Kettle - Cheyenne - was a leader of the Southern Cheyenne after He led efforts to resist American settlement from Kansas and Colorado territories. He was a peacemaker who accepted treaties to protect his people.
Description of Title: Sioux chiefs. Date Created/Published: Summary: Photograph shows three Native Americans on horseback. Photograph by Edward S. Curtis, Curtis (Edward S.) Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.