Sitting Bull (about 1831 – December 15, 1890), real name Tatanka Yotanka, was the chief of a Native American tribe called Hunkpapa-Lakota-Sioux. At the age of about 14, Slow participated in a war party against the Crow (warriors). He was a very important chief and fought for the freedom for Native Americans. He fought with Crazy Horse and Big Foot at the Little Bighorn River against General George A. Custer and won.
He was shot and killed by Red Tomahawk, a police sergeant, during an attempt to arrest him. 
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- "PBS – THE WEST – James McLaughlin, An Account of Sitting Bull's Death (1891)". pbs.org. http://www.pbs.org/weta/thewest/resources/archives/eight/sbarrest.htm. Retrieved 12 September 2010.