Ta Oyate Duta

Ta Oyate Duta


Ta Oyate Duta, also called Little Crow, in 1862. He was a leader of the Mdewakanton Dakota people during the US-Dakota War of 1862. Ta Oyate Duta means "His Red Nation," but he was known as Little Crow because of a mistranslation by Europeans of his grandfather's name, Ċetaŋ Wakuwa Mani (Hawk that Chases Walking).

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Minnesota Historical Society

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