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Noteable Native Americans

Fill in the name of a prominent native American for each description.
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Description
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Pre-colonial leader of the Iroquois Confederacy
Hiawatha
Humorist, cowboy, newspaper columnist, film actor
Will Rogers
19th century Oglala Lakota leader who fought the U.S. over encroachment of settlers.
Crazy Horse
Marine Corporal who was photographed helping to raise the US flag at Iwo Jima
Ira Hayes
Advisor and translator between the Mayflower colonists and the Pokanoket tribe in present-day Massachusetts
Squanto
1964 Olympic champion in the 10,000 meters and 3 time All-American. Also a First Lieutenant in the US Marines
Billy Mills
Chiricahua Apache leader and medicine man who fought the US and Mexico in the 1800s
Geronimo
Manitoba actor who starred in "Flags of Our Fathers", "Smoke Signals", and "Windtalkers"
Adam Beach
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Nez Perce leader famous for the quote, "I will fight no more forever"
Chief Joseph
Gold medal winning decathlete and pentathlete, he also competed in professional American football, professional basketball and professional baseball.
Jim Thorpe
Shawnee warrior and chief, born near present day Cillicothe Ohio in 1768
Tecumseh
Coeur dAlene novelist, short-story writer and poet who adapted his book "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" into the first "all Indian" movie "Smoke Signals"
Sherman Alexie
19th century Hunkpapa Lakota holy man and later a performer with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.
Sitting Bull
Onkwehonwe Mohawk musician played guitar with The Band and Bob Dylan
Robbie Robertson
Cherokee silversmith who created an independant, effective, original system which made reading and writing possible in his language.
Sequoyah
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