100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History


The list below is from the book 100 Native Americans Who Shaped American History Bluewood Books (2002), written by Bonnie Juettner.

DekanawidaC.1550-C. 1600
SquantoC.1580-1622
MassasoitC.1580-1661
PocahontasC.1595-1617
MetacometC.1639-1676
PopeC.Mid-1600S-1690
Kateri Tekakwitha1656-1680
PontiacC.1720-1769
Handsome LakeC.1735-1815
Molly BrantC.1736-1796
Nanye'HiC.1738-1822
Joseph Brant1742-1807
SequoyahC.1765-1843
Black HawkC.1767-1838
TecumsehC.1768-1813
KennekukC.1785-1852
SacajaweaC.1786-C. 1812
SeathlC.1788-1866
Mangas ColoradasC.1795-1863
OsceolaC.1804-1838
Black Kettle1804-1868
WashakieC.1804-1900
Stand Watie1806-1871
Billy BowlegsC.1810-C. 1864
Dull KnifeC.1810-C. 1883
CochiseC.1812-1874
ManuelitoC.1818-1894
Little WolfC.1820-1904
Red Cloud1822-1909
Spotted TailC.1823-1881
VictorioC.1825-1880
Big FootC.1825-1890
Ely Samuel Parker1828-1895
Standing Bear1829-1908
GeronimoC.1829-1909
Sitting Bull1831-1890
Kicking BirdC.1835-1875
DatsolaleeC.1835-1925
LozenC.1840-1890
Chief JosephC.1840-1904
Crazy HorseC.1842-1877
Sarah WinnemuccaC.1844-1891
Quanah ParkerC.1845-1911
Plenty CoupsC.1848-1932
Susette La Flesche1854-1903
Francis La Flesche1857-1932
Henry Chee DodgeC.1857-1947
Charles Alexander Eastman1858-1939
NampeyoC.1859-1942
Charles Curtis1860-1936
Susan La Flesche1865-1915
Amos Bad Heart Bull1869-1913
Gertrude Simmons Bonnin1876-1938
Will Rogers1879-1935
Maria MartinezC.1880-1980
Clinton Rickard1882-1971
Charles Albert Bender1883-1954
Clarence Tinker1887-1942
Jim Thorpe1888-1953
Ella Cara Deloria1889-1971
Lucy LewisC.1895-1992
Ben Reifel1906-1990
Annie Dodge Wauneka1910-1997
Elizabeth Peratrovich1911-1958
Howard Rock1911-1976
Jay SilverheelsC.1912-1980
Oscar Howe1915-1983
Pablita Velarde1918-
Ira Hayes1923-1955
Betty Mae Tiger Jumper1923-
David Sohappy1925-1991
Maria Tallchief1925-
Ladonna Harris1931-
Louis Ballard1931-
Dennis Banks1932-
Fred Begay1932-
Ben Nighthorse Campbell1933-
Vine Deloria, Jr1933-
Janet Mccloud1934-
N. Scott Momaday1934-
Ada E. Deer1935-
Peterson Zah1937-
Billy Mills1938-
Ramona Bennett1938-
Clyde Bellecourt1939
Paula Gunn Allen1939-
William Hensley1941-
Simon Ortiz1941-
Buffy Sainte-Marie1941-
Frank Dukepoo1943-1999
Leonard Peltier1944-
Michael Dorris1945-1997
John Echohawk1945-
Wilma Mankiller1945-
Robert Eugene Megginson1948-
Leslie Marmon Silko1948-
Joy Harjo1951-
Louise Erdrich1954-
Winona Laduke1959-
Sherman Alexie1966-

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