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The Death of Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotȟake

Do you remember the 1990 movie Dances With Wolves starring Kevin Costner?  I certainly do.  I also remember the Sioux word for buffalo, tatanka.  I enjoyed the movie, even though it was revisionist history.  In about 1831 a boy named Jumping Badger was born.  His birth took place along the Yellowstone River, south of present