Famous Native Americans - List of Famous Native Americans
Thanks to movies, books and pictures on the internet, the image of people wearing feathers on their heads is what conjures up in the minds of most people on hearing ‘native Americans’. Several movies in recent times, including the critically and commercially acclaimed ‘The Revenant’ has revolved around Americans and their conflicts with the US military. Warriors like Red Cloud, Geronimo and Crazy Horse, ballerina Maria Tall Chief, actor Will Rogers and Pocahontas are a few famous native Americans, who have great historic significance. Pocahontas is a famous figure who has got many people around the world curious. According to legends, Pocahontas was a kind-hearted woman who saved an Englishman who almost died at the hands of her American father. Red Cloud, Geronimo and Cloud Horse are warriors who revolted against the US military forces and gave the sophisticated army troops nightmares. Will Rogers is an actor who has essayed several roles in almost 71 films and has penned several articles. Here are the names of other famous yesteryear Americans the history books probably didn’t tell you.
Pocahontas, Will Rogers and Red Cloud are a few famous native Americans.
The Most Famous Native Americans
|Tecumseh||January 1, 1768||American||Tecumseh was a Native American leader of the Shawnee clan|
|Crazy Horse||American||Crazy Horse was one of the most celebrated Native American warriors to have ever lived|
|Sitting Bull||1831||American||Sitting Bull was a Teton Dakota Indian chief who led Sioux tribes in their struggle for survival on the North American Great Plains.|
|Chuck Norris||March 10, 1940||American||Chuck Norris is a martial artist and actor who founded his own school of martial art, Chun Kuk Do|
|Chief Seattle||1780||American||Chief Seattle was a famous 19th century American Indian chief of the Duwamish Tribe and the Suquamish Tribe|
|Pocahontas||1595||American||Pocahontas was a Native American famous for her association with English colonists during their first years in Virginia|
|Evo Morales||October 26, 1959||Bolivian||Currently serving his third term as the President of the Bolivia, Evo Morales is known for implementing various social and economic reforms|
|Benjamin Bratt||December 16, 1963||American||Benjamin Bratt is a popular American television and film actor|
|Chief Joseph||March 3, 1840||American||Chief Joseph was the leader of a Native American tribe who led his followers in one of the most dramatic retreats in the history of America|
|Crispus Attucks||1723||American||Crispus Attucks was the first person killed during the Boston Massacre|