Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
New Perspectives on THE WEST
The Program People Places Events Resources Lesson Plans Quiz
RESOURCES
Archives of THE WEST
Episode One
(to 1806)
Episode Two
(1806 to 1848)
Episode Three
(1848 to 1856)
Episode Four
(1856 to 1868)
Episode Five
(1868 to 1874)
Episode Six
(1874 to 1877)
Episode Seven
(1877 to 1887)
Episode Eight
(1887 to 1914)
FAQ
Links
ARCHIVES (1874 - 1877)

Sitting Bull

6.11a Sitting Bull, Hunkpapa Lakota warrior, mystic and chief. His name referred to a buffalo bull sitting intractably on its haunches and perfectly described his defiant attitude toward American governmental authority.

(Courtesy Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives [#42,929]. Images from the National Anthropological Archives may not be reproduced without permission.)


The Program | People | Places | Events | Resources | Lesson Plans | Quiz
© 2001 THE WEST FILM PROJECT and WETA
Credits