||Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake Lakota was a Native American member of the Lakota tribe.|
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Sitting Bull was was a Hunkpapa Lakota holy man who led his people as a tribal chief during years of resistance to United States government policies.
Hoka Psice (Jumping Badger) was born about 1831 in the Dakota Territory, the son of TATANKA PTAICA/JUMPING BADGER and WASTEWIN/HER HOLY DOOR.  In 2007, Sitting Bull's great-grandson asserted from family oral tradition that Sitting Bull was born along the Yellowstone River, south of present-day Miles City, Montana. 
It is Lakota tradition to later name male children with one of their father's names so Hoka Psice became Tȟatȟaŋka Iyotȟaŋka. This name was translated as "Sitting Bull", due to a leadership role in a battle between the Lakota and Crow people.
Sitting Bull first married Light Hair in 1851. She died in 1857. They had one son born in 1857. 
He married second Snow on Her in 1861. They divorced in 1869. They had the following children: 
He married third Red Woman in 1871. She died in 1886 from disease. They had the following children: 
He married fourth Seen by Her Nation.  They had the following children:
He married fifth Four Robes.  They had the following children:
Sitting Bull was a leader of the Heart warrior society as a young man. He first went to battle at the age of 14 against the Crow. As an audit he became a member of the Silent Eaters, a group concerned with tribal welfare. He fought in many battles including the Battle of Killdeer Mountain. In 1865 he led a siege against the newly established Fort Rice in Dakota Territory. Widely respected for his bravery and insight, he became head chief of the Lakota nation about 1868.
Gold was discovered in the sacred Black Hills in 1874. Despite the Fort Laramie Treaty which declared that area off limits to white settlers in1868. The incursion of gold seekers caused hostilities to rise.
He died December 15, 1890
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