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Big Foot (b. Si Tanka) (also known as Spotted Elk)(?1825–90) Minneconjou Teton Sioux chief; born in northern Great Plains. One of the first Sioux to raise a corn crop on the Cheyenne River, he traveled to Washington, D.C., as a tribal delegate and worked to establish schools throughout the Sioux territory. He was among those massacred at Wounded Knee in December 1890.
(Sasquatch) man ape similar to the yeti; reputed to have been seen in northwestern U.S. [Am. Hist.: “Yeti” in Wallechinsky, 443–444]