Chief Leonard Crow Dog
Chief Leonard Crow Dog Sicangu Lakota
Lakota Medicine man, Spiritual leader, Spiritual intercessor, and story teller of Lakota tribe in Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota of Turtle Island who became well known during the Lakota takeover of the town of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota in 1973, known as the Wounded Knee Incident. Through his writings and teachings, he has sought to unify Indian people of all nations. As a practitioner of traditional herbal medicine and a leader of Sun Dance ceremonies, Crow Dog is also dedicated to keeping Lakota traditions alive.