Kicking Bear was a Native American medicine man who was born Oglala Sioux, but became a sub-chief among the Minneconjou Sioux during the period known as the Sioux Wars (1854-1890). Both the Oglala and the Minneconjou belonged to the Lakota Nation. He was a first cousin and close friend of Chief Crazy Horse.
1. of 7. Sioux headdress / war bonnet- Native Americans Vow A Last Stand To Block Keystone XL Pipeline: They haven't abandoned their goal of killing what some call "the black snake." Tribes are busy preparing for "resistance training" aimed at TransCanada, the company that wants to develop the 1,700-mile pipeline.
Mounted Lakota Warrior- This Lakota warrior is in a branch of the Teton Sioux and cousin of the Oglala Sioux. As such he was likely involved in the many internecine feuds that so weakened the Indian nations. He was a master of horsemanship as were they all after the horse was introduced by the Spanish.