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Plains Indians at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

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Dancing Arrow
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Deed, a/k/a Deeds
Wicohan
circa 1866
Sans Arc or Hunkpapa Sioux

First killed at Little Bighorn
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Dewey Beard, a/k/a Iron Hail, Dewey Horn Cloud
Wasu Maza
circa 1865
Minniconjou Sioux

Brother of Standing Bear
Unknown
1890, wounded at Wounded Knee
1955, Pine Ridge Agency, SD
St. Stephen's Cemetery, Kyle, South Dakota

Dewey Beard
"The True Legend of Dewey Beard" by Phillip Burnham in Indian Country Today, September 2005


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Did Not Go Home, a/k/a John Ghost Dog
Northern Cheyenne

Counted coup in fight with Custer's Column
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Dirty Moccasins
Northern Cheyenne

Old chief who was present at the battle
Unknown



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Dives Backward
Northern Cheyenne

Nephew of White Shield
Unknown
Unknown



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Dog
Sioux

Fought alongside Kill Eagle
Unknown



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Dog Ear
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Dog Friend, a/k/a Dog
Northern Cheyenne
, warrior
Unknown
1926, attended Battle 50 Year Anniversary
Unknown



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Dog Nothing
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Dog With Horns
Sunka Heton
Minniconjou Sioux

Brother of Feather Earring
Killed in the valley fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Dog's Backbone
Sunka Cankohan
Minniconjou Sioux

Killed in Reno Hill fight
25 June 1876, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Montana Territory



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Don't Amount to Anything
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Don't Get out of the Way
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Dried Prick
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Dry Lake
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown



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Duck Belly
Oglala Sioux

May have participated
May 1877, surrendered at Red Cloud Agency, Nebraska
Unknown

   
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