Little Wound, an Oglala Lakota Chief who was present at the battle of Massacre Canyon on August 5, 1873. It was one of the last battles between the Pawnee and the Sioux. Following the death of his brother Bull Bear II in 1865, Little Wound became the leader of the Kuinyan branch of the Kiyuksa band of Lakota.
Little Wound was present at the battle of Massacre Canyon on August 5, 1873, in Hitchcock County, Nebraska. It was one of the last battles between the Pawnee and the Sioux and the large-scale battle between Native American tribes in the area and the present-day United States of America.
In later life, Little Wound was a powerful advocate of the Ghost Dance movement among the Lakota in 1890. After the appearance of troops at Pine Ridge, he advocated for peace with the European Americans.
Great North American Indians; Frederck J. Dockstader