Red Horse (Lakota chief)

Red Horse
Native name Tasunka Luta
Born 1822
Died 1907
Known for Battle of the Little Bighorn

Red Horse was a sub-chief of the Miniconjou Sioux.[1] He fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, in 1881, he gave one of the few detailed accountings of the event.[1]He also drew pictographs of the Little Bighorn Battle[2] Red Horse married twice and three children.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Charlie, "Red Horse 1822-1907," Frank's Realm, www.franksrealm.com/
  2. ^ LBH Forum

Works

  • "The Battle of Little Bighorn: An Eyewitness Account by the Lakota Chief Red Horse Recorded in Pictographs and Text at the Cheyenne River Reservation, 1881," Archives of the West, www.pbs.org/

External links

  • Rodney G. Thomas, "Indian Casualties According to Red Horse," on Diane Merkel (ed.), Little Bighorn website, www.littlebighorn.info/
  • "Red Horse - Miniconjou Chief," First People, www.firstpeople.us/ —Photograph of Red Horse.


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