Indomitable: Sitting Bull

Sometime in the 1830s a Hunkpapa Lakota boy named Jumping Badger, nicknamed Slow, was born to Sitting Bull and Her-Holy-Door. As he grew, Slow was trained in the ways of a warrior and became an excellent huntsman. At 10-years-old he … Continue reading

On the Run: Geronimo

In 1823 Goyahkla was born to Talishim and Juana in what is now the state of New Mexico. He had one sister and was the grandson of a chief.  The Chiricahua Apache infant would come to be known by his Mexican … Continue reading

Log Cabin President?: William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, made such a long inaugural speech it killed him. Or did it? Actually, contrary to what many of us have been taught, Harrison’s speech in the cold, rainy weather did not … Continue reading