Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn
Indian Scouts are listed in the Seventh
are not duplicated for those with alternate names.
Try the Google website search below to locate name variations.
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names have also been used when referring to the tribes:
= Hinono' cino'
(People of the Plains)
Arikara = Sahnish (people)
Cheyenne = Tsistsistas (the people)
Crow = Apsaalooke
(children of the large beaked bird)
Santee = Dakota (friend or ally)
= Lakota (alliance of friends or we are allied)
of bands of the Lakota have also been anglicized:
= Sihasapa (feet blackened)
Brule = Sicangu (burnt thighs)
Hunkpapa = Hunkpapa (those that camp at the entrance)
Oglala = Oglala (those that scatter their own)
Minniconjou = Mnicoujou (plants by the waters)
Sans Arc = Itazipco (those that hunt without bows)
Two Kettle = Oohenumpa (two kettles)
to the individuals who have provided information — John L. Brewer, Jim
D. Dickson III, Jim Donovan, Joy and Gary Gilbert, Frederic
C. Wagner III — and to the following websites:
Faces of Little Bighorn: the David Humphreys Miller Collection
Friends of the Little Bighorn Battlefield
Nebraska State Historical Society
Oklahoma State University Digital Collections