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Burial of Indian Police killed in Sitting Bull fight, Fort Yates, N.D.
Burial of Indian Police killed in Sitting Bull fight, Fort Yates, N.D.
TitleBurial of Indian Police killed in Sitting Bull fight, Fort Yates, N.D.
Date of Original1890-12-17
DescriptionA crowd gathers at the Fort Yates cemetery for the burial of the Indian policemen killed during the arrest of Sitting Bull. Catholic priests lead the service. Mounds of dirt indicate the location of the open graves. The buildings of Fort Yates are visible in the distance. A monument later erected to the policemen at the cemetery lists their names as: Bull Head, Shave Head, Little Eagle, Warriors Fear Him, Broken Arm, and Hawk Man.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCemeteries and graves
Indians of North America
Subject (LCTGM)Funeral rites & ceremonies
Cemeteries
Crowds
Clergy
Crosses
Indian reservation police
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Funeral customs & rites
Personal NameSitting Bull, 1834?-1890
Bull Head
Shave Head, d. 1890
Little Eagle, d. 1890
Warriors Fear Him, d. 1890
Broken Arm, d. 1890
Hawk Man, d. 1890
LocationFort Yates (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
Item Number00739-v1-p41d
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Par Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryA large crowd turned out for the burial of the six police officers and special deputies who were killed in the armed conflict that occurred during the arrest of Sitting Bull. The men were buried with honors near the agency headquarters at Fort Yates.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionNorth Dakota Baptist State Convention Album 00739
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00739-v1-p41d)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh00739v1p41d
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