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    SPOTTED TAIL GRAND CHIEF OF DAKOTAS CABINET CARD 1890s. "Spotted Tail", was a Brule Lakota tribal chief. A great warrior in his youth, he declined to participate in Red Cloud's War, having become convinced of the pointlessness of opposing the white incursions into his beloved homeland; he became a statesman, speaking for peace and defending the rights of his tribe. In 1871, he visited Washington D.C. to meet Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ely S. Parker and President Ulysses Grant. There he met with rival Red Cloud and agreed to work together. This cabinet card of Chief "Spotted Tail" was photographed in studio at Carlisle Pennsylvania by Choate. Very good condition, light contrast.

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