1834 -- 1890
Sitting Bull was born on the Grand River a few miles west of
Mobridge. His tragic end came at the very place he was born. He was
shot when being arrested because of his alleged involvement with
the Ghost Dance Craze.
Sitting Bull was originally buried at Fort Yates, ND. On April 8,
1953 surviving relatives with the aid of the Dakota Memorial
Association moved his remains to the present location and dedicated
the Memorial Burial Site April 11, 1953.
- 1876 -- Victorious at the Battle of Little Big Horn
- 1877 -- Sought asylum in Canada
- 1881 -- Returned to the United States
- 1885 -- Toured withe Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
The Hi-Line and the Yellowstone Trail: To Glacier Park and Back Again.
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