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Kids and Teens Biography Native Americans

Black Hawk - Biography of Ma-ka-tae-mishkia-kiak, chief of the Sac (Saulk) Indians.

Chief Joseph - Biography of the great Nez Perce chief, also known as Hin-mah-too-yah-lat-kekt.

Chief Joseph - Biography of In-mut-too-yah-lat-lat, a chief of the Nez Pierce Indians.

Chief Sitting Bull - Biography of the man, also called Tatanka Iyotake, who beat Custer and was the last Sioux to surrender to the U.S. government.

Chiricahua Apaches - History of the tribe, along with quotations and some biographical material about Gerononimo.

Crazy Horse - Biography of the Lakota leader, also known as Tashunca-uitco.

Cynthia Ann Parker - Brief biography of a white woman who was captured by the Comanches and lived the rest of her life with them.

Cynthia Ann Parker, Comanche - Biography of a kidnapped white woman adopted by the Comanches.

Ely Samuel Parker - Read about this Seneca Indian who learned both Indian ways and the white man's culture.

Ely Samuel Parker - Biography of the brilliant and multi-talented Seneca Indian.

Four Faces of Pocahontas - Four different paintings of Pocahontas and a biography.

Geronimo - Quotations and biography of the Apache leader, also known as Goyathlay.

The History of Tisquantum - Tisquantum, or Squanto, was from the Patuxet tribe and credited with helping with the first Thanksgiving.

Ishi, A Real-Life Last Of The Mohicans - Biography of the man credited as being the very last of his tribe, the Yahi.

Ishi and Yahi Culture - Museum exhibit held at the Phoebe A. Hearst Museum in Berkeley, California.

James Francis Thorpe - Brief facts about the great athlete, Jim Thorpe.

Jemison, Mary - Britannica Online's biography of the captive.

Mangas Coloradas, Cochise and Geronimo - The lives and times of the Apache chiefs, Cochise, Geronimo and Mangas Coloradas.

Mary Jemison - Brief biography of the white girl who was captured by the Shawnee and adopted by the Seneca Indians.

Mary Jemison - Biography of the white child adopted into the Seneca tribe.

Mary Jemison - Read about Mary Jemison, the white woman who was captured by the Indians and lived with them. Includes pictures of her grave and where she spent the last years of her life.

Mary Jemison, Captivity Narrative from the 1750s - One chapter from her autobiography describing part of her experiences being abducted.

Parker, Ely Samuel - Brief biography of the Seneca Indian from Compton's Encyclopedia.

Picotte, Susan La Flesche - Biography of the member of the Omaha tribe who was the first American Indian woman to become a (western style) physician.

Pocahontas Chronology - Time line of what happened when in the Pocahontas story.

The Pursuit and Capture of Chief Joseph - First person account of the surrender of Chief Joseph.

Quanah Parker - Student report about the Comanche chief in Texas.

Quanah Parker - Quanah Parker was the last chief of the Commanches and never lost a battle to the white man.

Quanah Parker - Biography of the leader of the Quashadi Comanche who lived on the plains of Texas.

The Real Pocahontas - Biography by a descendant of Pocahontas.

Sacagawea - Biography of the daughter of a Shoshone chief who helped guide the Lewis and Clark expedition.

Sacagawea - Biography of the Shoshone woman who helped Lewis and Clark on their famous expedition.

Sarah Winnemucca - Brief biography of the Paiute woman who tried to act as a peacemaker.

Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins - Biographical information from a Nevada Historical Marker.

Sequoyah - Biography of the brilliant Cherokee man who invented a complete alphabet.

Sequoyah - Biography of the Cherokee man who developed a system of writing for his people.

Sitting Bull - Biography and famous quotations from this Sioux chief.

Sitting Bull - Biography of the Hunkpapa Lakota chief and holy man who defeated Custer.

Sitting Bull - Biography of Tatanka Iyotake who defeated Custer.

Sitting Bull - Read about one of the greatest of all Sioux leaders.

Spotlight Biography: American Indians - Short biographies of Pocahontas, Black Hawk, and Geronimo.

Squanto - Biography of the legendary Native American who was at the first Thanksgiving.

Susan La Flesche Picotte - Biography of the first Native American woman M.D.

Susan LaFlesche Picotte - Biography of the Omaha tribe Indian who became a physician and public health expert.

Tecumseh - Life story and times of the chief of the Shawnee who worked to form an Indian nation.

Thorpe, Jim - Biography of one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century and a Native American.

A Warrior in Two Worlds - Biography of Ely Parker, a Seneca chief, a legal scholar, an engineer, a Civil War hero, and a Cabinet-level commissioner.

Was Ishi the last of the Yahi? - University of California 1996 news release that suggests that Ishi's life story was more complicated than originally believed.

Wilma Mankiller - Read about the former principal chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Wilma Mankiller, 1945- - Brief biography from The National Women's Hall of Fame.