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Write about the life of Sitting Bull. Include important things they accomplished, their family, and why they are important in history.

Sitting Bull was a Lakota Native American whose father was an important chief. He was influential in his rebellion against treaties with white people in the late 1800s, which culminated in the famous victory against General Custer at the Little Big Horn.

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The famous Native American leader Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota, also known as Teton Sioux or Teton Dakota, who led rebellions against white settlers on the North American Great Plains in the late 1800s. He was born in approximately 1831 in what is now South Dakota. His father was a chief and renowned warrior named Returns-Again, and two of his uncles were also chiefs. As a child, Sitting Bull's name was Jumping Badger. He killed his first buffalo at age 10, and at age 14, due to his courage during a battle with another Native American tribe, he received the name Sitting Bull.

Sitting Bull and his people began the first of many battles with the US Army in 1863. In 1868, he refused to sign The Treaty of Fort Laramie and become confined to a reservation. Soon afterwards, he became the overall chief of the non-treaty Lakota people. The Black Hills, a place sacred to the Lakota nation, was within the reservation's boundaries. However, after gold was discovered there, white settlers began to claim the land that had been ceded to the Native Americans. The US government demanded that the Lakota vacate the land, but Sitting Bull and his people refused to move and resisted eviction.

After a Sun Dance ceremony at which Sitting Bull slashed his arms with multiple cuts and fasted for two days, he had a vision of a mighty victory against the US Army. On Jun 25, 1876, his warriors overwhelmed and killed an Army force led by General George Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, also known as Custer's Last Stand.

The US government became determined to hunt down Sitting Bull and his people, and for a few years they sought refuge in Canada. However, they eventually returned and moved to Standing Rock Reservation. For a time, Sitting Bull became famous as a celebrity touring the east with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show. He even met US President Grover Cleveland.

After Sitting Bull retired from show business, the reservation authorities were concerned that he would become involved in the influential Ghost Dance movement. On December 15, 1890, Indian police were sent to arrest him, but instead they shot and killed him.

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