Pitikwahanapiwiyin was a Native American leader. Born in 1842 near Battleford Saskatchewan. He was a chief of the plains Cree tribe. He was known to English speakers as Chief Poundmaker. He helped end a long war between the two nations; the Cree and the Blackfoot. To seal the peace between the two tribes he became the adopted son of the Blackfoot chief Crowfoot.
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- Saskatchewan First Nations: Lives Past and Present, ed. Christian Thompson (Regina, SK: Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina, 2004), p. 108
- Doug Lennox, Now You Know Canada's Heroes (Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2009), p. 128