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					                  Sitting Bull
 SITTING BULL WAS THE LEADING SIOUX CHIEF OF THE
1870s. HE LED A GREAT FORCE OF SIOUX, CHEYENEE AND
ARAPAHO TO A CAMP ON THE LITTLE BIGHORN RIVER IN
   THE SUMMER OF 1876 AFTER THE US HAD ALLOWED
   GOLD MINERS TO INVADE THE SIOUX LANDS IN THE
   BLACK HILLS. SITTING BULL SAID OF THE INVASION
‘THE BLACK HILLS BELONG TO ME. IF THE WHITES TRY
TO TAKE THEM I WILL FIGHT’. SITTING BULL GATHERED
   UP TO 12 000 INDIANS IN 1876, AND THIS LED TO THE
    DEFEAT OF THE US ARMY AT THE BATTLE OF THE
  ROSEBUD AND THE BATTLE OF THE LITTLE BIGHORN.
 SITTING BULL ESCAPED TO CANADA, BUT EVENTUALLY
  RETURNED TO THE STANDING ROCK RESERVATION IN
      DAKOTA. SITTING BULL WAS SHOT BY A SIOUX
   POLICEMAN IN 1890 WHILST BEING ARRESTED FOR
      ALLEGEDLY PROMOTING THE GHOST DANCE.

				
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