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Satanta

(1830-1878)

  • Kiowa chief whose name meant white bear
  • Spoke four American Indian languages and Spanish
  • Called orator of the plains
  • Signed 1867 Medicine Lodge Peace Treaty
  • Led many raids across the plains
  • Fought to keep the Kiowa hunting grounds
  • Sentenced to life in prison in Texas

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Satanta Satanta