Spotted Tail


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Spotted Tail (b. Sinte Gleska)

(?1833–81) Brûlé Sioux leader; born along the White River in present-day South Dakota or near present-day Laramie, Wyo. A signer of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868—in which the U.S. government accepted the territorial claims of the Sioux in exchange for peace—he traveled often to Washington, D.C., as the government-appointed chief of the agency Sioux.
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The two to three pounder was easily distinguished by its spotted tail, and black tongue and gums.
AT Tilda, aged four, has been paired with ten-year-old Frank following her relocation from La Vallee des Singes in France and the couple were spotted tail twining within days!
From left to right, standing: Red Bear, Young Man Afraid of his Horse, Good Voice, Ring Thunder, Iron Crow, White Tail, Young Spotted Tail; seated: Yellow Bear, Red Cloud, Big Road, Little Wound, Black Crow
The east coast's Indian River and Mosquito Lagoon can give anglers shots at "tailing" redfish--down-feeding fish which unintentionally broadcast their whereabouts by flicking their square, spotted tail above the surface.
8:47 p.m.: Leominster Road, skinny stray cat, orange with a white spotted tail, jumped on tables.
The hunt was hosted by Major General Philip Sheridan, and a number of colorful Western characters participated: Chief Spotted Tail, Colonel George Custer, and Buffalo Bill Cody.
In the famous Gardner photo of the Sioux chiefs standing in a line, the young Spotted Tail is standing at far left wearing a set of large hairplates.
"These are meant to protect the unique creatures of Tasmania's forests--the giant freshwater crayfish, wedge tailed eagles, the spotted tail quoll." But he said no action was taken.
It has a black spotted tail with a white tip, and short ear tassels.
On August 5, 1881, Crow Dog shot and killed Chief Spotted Tail. Both individuals were Brule Sioux, and Brule law required that Crow Dog make reparations to Spotted Tail's family.
It furnishes four primary source documents: (1) the Sioux Treaty of 1868; (2) a photograph of Spotted Tail, a Sioux chief; (3) Alfred Terry's telegram account of the Battle of Little Bighorn; and (4) a letter giving a Sioux account of Custer's defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn.