Topic: Minnesota Historical Society

Chief Taoyateduta ‘Little Crow’ and the Dakota War of 1862

Chief Ta-Oyate-Duta “Little Crow” (c.1810 – July 3, 1863), Dakota was the eldest son of Big Thunder also named Little Crow. It was on account of his father’s name, mistranslated Crow, that he was called by the whites “Little Crow.” His real name was Taoyateduta, His Red People. He was the Dakota Chief who led […]
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