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Crazy Horse

Tasunka witko (pron.: tashúnka uitko) (Sioux) or Crazy Horse (English), (December 4, 1849 - September 5, 1877) was the Chief of the Native American tribe the Oglala Sioux and is noted for leading his people into a war against the White take-over of their lands.

On January 8, 1877, his warriors fought their last battle with the United States Cavalry in Montana and on May 8 of that year he realized that his people were weakened by cold and hunger and he surrendered to United States troops in Nebraska.

Crazy Horse was bayoneted by a United States soldier on September 5, 1877 after he resisted confinement in a guardhouse at Fort Robinson in Nebraska.

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